Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun load

9 senses of load

Sense 1
load, loading, burden -- (weight to be borne or conveyed)
       => weight -- (an artifact that is heavy)

Sense 2
load, loading -- (a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time; "the system broke down under excessive loads")
       => indefinite quantity -- (an estimated quantity)

Sense 3
cargo, lading, freight, load, loading, payload, shipment, consignment -- (goods carried by a large vehicle)
       => merchandise, ware, product -- (commodities offered for sale; "good business depends on having good merchandise"; "that store offers a variety of products")

Sense 4
load -- (an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate; "he got a load on and started a brawl")
       => indefinite quantity -- (an estimated quantity)

Sense 5
load -- (the power output of a generator or power plant)
       => electrical power, electric power, wattage -- (the product of voltage and current)

Sense 6
burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus -- (an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind")
       => concern, worry, headache, vexation -- (something or someone that causes anxiety; a source of unhappiness; "New York traffic is a constant concern"; "it's a major worry")

Sense 7
lode, load -- (a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks)
       => deposit, sedimentation, alluviation -- (the phenomenon of sediment or gravel accumulating)

Sense 8
warhead, payload, load -- (the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents)
       => explosive -- (a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck)

Sense 9
load -- (electrical device to which electrical power is delivered)
       => electrical device -- (a device that produces or is powered by electricity)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb load

5 senses of load

Sense 1
load, lade, laden, load up -- (fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Sense 2
load, charge -- (provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Sense 3
load -- (transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory)
       => transfer -- (move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital")

Sense 4
load -- (put (something) on a structure or conveyance; "load the bags onto the trucks")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 5
load, adulterate, stretch, dilute, debase -- (corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones; "adulterate liquor")
       => corrupt, spoil -- (alter from the original)

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