1. [ noun ] weight to be borne or conveyed
Synonyms: loading burden
Related terms: weight overload dead_load overload burthen live_load millstone burden
2. [ verb ] fill or place a load on
Synonyms: load_up laden lade

"load a car" "load the truck with hay"

Related terms: fill stack overload reload pack bomb_up cargo stevedore loading
3. [ noun ] (transportation) a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time
Synonyms: loading

"the system broke down under excessive loads"

Related terms: indefinite_quantity trainload
4. [ verb ] provide with munition "He loaded his gun carefully"
Synonyms: charge
Related terms: fill recharge charge
5. [ noun ] (business) goods carried by a large vehicle
Synonyms: freight cargo shipment payload loading consignment lading
Related terms: merchandise transport freight
6. [ verb ] fill by packing tightly
Synonyms: stow

"stow the cart"

Related terms: pack stowage
7. [ noun ] (informal) an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate

"he got a load on and started a brawl"

Related terms: indefinite_quantity colloquialism
8. [ verb ] place a load on

"Load the cart with apples"

Related terms: unload charge bomb_up overload pack
9. [ noun ] an onerous or difficult concern
Synonyms: burden encumbrance onus incumbrance

"the burden of responsibility" "that's a load off my mind"

Related terms: concern dead_weight fardel pill imposition charge
10. [ noun ] (physics) the power output of a generator or power plant
Related terms: electrical_power
11. [ noun ] (military) the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents
Synonyms: payload warhead
Related terms: explosive atomic_warhead guided_missile
12. [ verb ] put (something) on a structure or conveyance

"load the bags onto the trucks"

Related terms: situate put cargo loading
13. [ noun ] (geology) a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks
Synonyms: lode
Related terms: deposit champion_lode
14. [ noun ] (physics,electricity) electrical device to which electrical power is delivered
Related terms: electrical_device
Similar spelling:   Loyd