Synonyms of load


1. load, loading, burden, weight

usage: weight to be borne or conveyed

2. load, loading, indefinite quantity

usage: a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads"

3. cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment, merchandise, ware, product

usage: goods carried by a large vehicle

4. load, indefinite quantity

usage: an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate; "he got a load on and started a brawl"

5. load, electrical power, electric power, wattage

usage: the power output of a generator or power plant

6. burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus, concern, worry, headache, vexation

usage: an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"

7. lode, load, deposit, sedimentation, alluviation

usage: a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks

8. warhead, payload, load, explosive

usage: the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents

9. load, electrical device

usage: electrical device to which electrical power is delivered


1. load, lade, laden, load up, fill, fill up, make full

usage: fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"

2. load, charge, fill, fill up, make full

usage: provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera"

3. load, transfer

usage: transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory

4. load, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: put (something) on a structure or conveyance; "load the bags onto the trucks"

5. load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase, corrupt, spoil

usage: corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor"

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Definition and meaning of load (Dictionary)