Synonyms of 'overload'
to put too large a load on or in (something)Don't overload the boat or it will sink.
an effective method that will not overload staff with more paperwork
Resources will be further strained by new demands for housing.
Overcrowding has taxed the city's ability to deal with waste.
The war saddled the country with huge foreign debt.
The atmosphere in the room oppressed her.
overwork, , , , , ,
They overwork their staff.
push to the limit
It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back
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in the sense of burden
to weigh downWe decided not to burden him with the news.
in the sense of encumber
to hinder or impedefishermen encumbered with bulky clothing and boots
in the sense of oppress
to make anxious or uncomfortableThe atmosphere in the room oppressed her.
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