1. [ noun ] a seat for the rider of a horse
Related terms: seat stock_saddle English_saddle packsaddle sidesaddle stirrup cantle pommel
2. [ verb ] load or burden; encumber

"he saddled me with that heavy responsibility"

Related terms: burden
3. [ verb ] impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
Synonyms: burden charge

"He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"

Related terms: command overburden overwhelm adjure bear_down burden
4. [ verb ] put a saddle on

"saddle the horses"

Related terms: unsaddle attach
5. [ noun ] (clothing) a piece of leather across the instep of a shoe
Related terms: piece_of_leather shoe
6. [ noun ] (chemistry,food) cut of meat (especially mutton or lamb) consisting of part of the backbone and both loins
Related terms: cut
7. [ noun ] a seat for the rider of a bicycle
Synonyms: bicycle_seat
Related terms: seat cycle bicycle
8. [ noun ] (geography) a pass or ridge that slopes gently between two peaks (is shaped like a saddle)
Synonyms: saddleback
Related terms: pass
9. [ noun ] (zoology) posterior part of the back of a domestic fowl
Related terms: body_part back domestic_fowl
Similar spelling:   swaddle