load

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. burden; cargo, lading, shipment; charge. See gravity, transportation.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A physical burden]
Syn. weight, encumbrance, carload, wagonload, hindrance, shipload, parcel, pressure, cargo, haul, incubus, lading, charge, pack, mass, payload, shipment, bale, contents, capacity, bundle, fardel, base load, peak load, heft*; see also freight 1 , shipment .
Ant. lightness*, buoyancy, weightlessness.
2. [Responsibility]
Syn. charge, obligation, trust; see duty 1 .
3. [A charge; said especially of firearms ]
Syn. powder, shot, clip, round, shell, projectile, powder and shot; see also ammunition .
4. [A measure]
Syn. shot, amount, part; see measurement 2 , quantity .
get a load of*,
Syn. be aware of, take a look at, listen, attend; see hear 2 , look 2 , see 1 .
have a load on*,
Syn. intoxicated, tipsy, inebriated; see drunk .
v.
1. [To place a load]
Syn. place, arrange, stow away, store, lumber, burden, stuff, put goods in, put goods on, containerize, freight, weight, pile, heap, fill, fill up, cram, mass, ballast, lade, heap on, put aboard, stack, pour in, take on cargo, take on ballast; see also pack 1 .
Ant. unload, unpack*, take off cargo.
2. [To overload]
Syn. encumber, saddle, weigh down; see burden , oppress .
3. [to charge; said especially of firearms ]
Syn. prime, ready, make ready to fire, prepare for shooting, insert a clip.
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
1. freight cargo, shipment, lading, haul, payload, consignment, burden, contents, goods.
2. burden weight, encumbrance, millstone, cross, albatross, hardship, worry, care, oppression, *excess baggage.
II
v.
fill, pack, stack, stuff, lade, pile, cram, weigh down, saddle, burden, encumber.
ANT.: unload, empty, unburden
IV
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I noun 1. Something carried physically: burden1, cargo, freight, haul. Sports: impost. See HEAVY, OVER. 2. A quantity of explosive put into a weapon: charge. See EXPLOSION. 3. Informal. An indeterminately great amount or number. Often used in plural: jillion, million (often used in plural), multiplicity, ream, trillion. Informal: bushel, gob1 (often used in plural), heap (often used in plural), lot, oodles, pas-sel, peck2, scad (often used in plural), slew, wad, zillion. See BIG. II verb 1. To place a burden or heavy load on: burden1, charge, cumber, encumber, freight, lade, saddle, tax, weight. See OVER. 2. To make or become full; put as much into as can be held: charge, fill, freight, heap, pack, pile. See FULL. 3. To fill to overflowing: heap, lade, pile. See FULL. 4. To fill to excess by compressing or squeezing tightly: cram, crowd, jam, mob, pack, stuff. Informal: jam-pack. See FULL, TIGHTEN. 5. To put (explosive material) into a weapon: charge. See PUT IN. 6. To give an inaccurate view of by representing falsely or misleadingly: belie, color, distort, falsify, misrepresent, misstate, pervert, twist, warp, wrench, wrest. Idiom: give a false coloring to. See TRUE. 7. To make impure or inferior by deceptively adding foreign substances: adulterate, debase, doctor, sophisticate. See CLEAN.

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