Synonyms of 'load'
to place cargo or goods upon (a ship or vehicle)The 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.
Thousands of people packed into the mosque.
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.
to place cargo or goods upon (a ship or vehicle)They 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.
deposit, , ,
You are advised to deposit valuables in the hotel safe.
I helped her stow her bags in the boot of the car.
to put ammunition into (a firearm)I knew how to load and handle a gun.
the amount borne or conveyedHe drove by with a big load of hay.
a quantity of(informal) They came up with a load of embarrassing information.
to burden or oppressHigh blood pressure imposes an extra load on the heart.
pressure, , ,
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.
Having more responsibility at work felt like a burden to him.
The onus was on the Italians to find a solution.
The contract proved to be a millstone around his neck.
She considered the past an irrelevant encumbrance.
See load someone down
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in the sense of batch
a group of similar objects or people dispatched or dealt with at the same timethe current batch of trainee priests
in the sense of burden
something that is difficult to bearHaving more responsibility at work felt like a burden to him.
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