Synonyms of 'load'
1 fillDictionary, stuff, packThe three men had finished loading the truck.
I fill the shelves in a supermarket until 12pm.
wallets stuffed with dollars
All her possessions were packed into the back of her car.
He was piling clothes into the case.
The committee is stacked with members from energy-producing states.
They were heaping up wood for a bonfire.
She crammed her mouth with nuts.
2 packDictionary, store, stuffThey had loaded all their equipment into the back of the truck.
They offered me a job packing goods in a warehouse.
storing away cash that will come in useful later on
His trousers were stuffed inside the tops of his boots.
You are advised to deposit valuables in the hotel safe.
I helped her stow her bags in the boot of the car.
1 cargoDictionary, lading, deliveryHe drove by with a big load of hay.
3 oppressionDictionary, charge, pressureHigh blood pressure imposes an extra load on the heart.
The pressures of modern life are great.
He heaved a sigh of relief. `That's a great weight off my mind.'
The 600 properties were his responsibility.
Her illness will be an impossible burden on him.
The onus was on the British to find a solution.
The contract proved to be a millstone around his neck.
She considered the past an irrelevant encumbrance.
load someone down
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A batch of things or people is a group of things or people of the same kind, especially a group that is dealt with at the same time or is sent to a particular place at the same time.
the current batch of trainee priests
Thesaurus for load from the Collins English Thesaurus