English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'lumber'

(verb) 
Definition
to burden with something unpleasant
(British, informal)  She was lumbered with a bill for about £90.
Synonyms
burden
We decided not to burden him with the news.
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land
The other options could simply land us with more expense.
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saddle
The war saddled the country with huge foreign debt.
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impose upon
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encumber
The company is still labouring under the debt burden that it was encumbered with ten years ago.
(noun) 
Definition
unwanted disused household articles
(British)  The wheels had been consigned to the loft as useless lumber.
Synonyms
junk
What are you going to do with all that junk?
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refuse
a weekly collection of refuse
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rubbish
unwanted household rubbish
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discards
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trash (US, Canadian)
The yards are overgrown and cluttered with trash.
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white elephants
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castoffs
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(verb) 
Definition
to move awkwardly and heavily
He turned and lumbered back to his chair.
Synonyms
plod
He plodded slowly up the hill.
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shuffle
She shuffled across the kitchen.
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shamble
The conductor shambled to the next carriage.
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trudge
We had to trudge up the track back to the station.
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stump
The marshal stumped out of the room.
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clump
They went clumping up the stairs to bed.
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waddle
a fat woman waddling down the street
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trundle
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lump along

Additional synonyms

in the sense of clump
Definition
to walk or tread heavily
They went clumping up the stairs to bed.
Synonyms
stomp,
clomp
in the sense of encumber
Definition
to burden with a load or with debts
The company is still labouring under the debt burden that it was encumbered with ten years ago.
Synonyms
in the sense of land
The other options could simply land us with more expense.
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Thesaurus for lumber from the Collins English Thesaurus
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