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load

load

 
 
pronunciation:
lod
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: an amount of something that is carried.
The train carried a load of logs.
synonyms:
cargo, freight, shipment
similar words:
goods, merchandise
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: loaded, loading, loads
definition 1: to put things on or in something in order to carry them.
They loaded the boxes of food onto the truck.
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synonyms:
fill, pack
similar words:
pile, stack, stuff
definition 2: to fill with something.
I loaded the dishwasher with all the dirty dishes.The police officer loaded the gun.
definition 3: to enter a vehicle for transportation.
The passengers are now loading onto the airplane.
synonyms:
board
similar words:
enter
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Are you looking for the word lode (a mineral deposit)? Load and lode sound alike but have different meanings.
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  • loaded:
    full.
  • loader:
    a machine that carries heavy things to another place.
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