Synonyms of load in English:

load


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noun

1‘MacDowell's got a load to deliver’

SYNONYMS

cargo, freight, freightage, charge, burden

pack, bundle, parcel, bale

consignment, haul, delivery, shipment, batch

goods, merchandise, payload

contents

lorryload, truckload, shipload, boatload, containerload, busload, vanload

archaic lading

2‘I bought a load of clothes’

SYNONYMS

a lot, a great deal, a great amount, a large amount, a large quantity, a number, an abundance, a wealth, a profusion, a mountain

many, plenty, reams

ample

a heap, a mass, a pile, an ocean, a stack, a ton, lots, heaps, masses, piles, oceans, stacks, tons, oodles, scads

British a shedload, lashings

NZ Australian a swag

vulgar slang a shitload

North American vulgar slang an assload

ANTONYMS

few

3‘a heavy teaching load’

SYNONYMS

commitment, responsibility, duty, obligation, onus, charge, weight

burden, encumbrance, cross, millstone, albatross

trouble, worry, strain, pressure


verb

1‘she began to load the washing machine’

SYNONYMS

fill, fill up, pack, stuff, cram, pile, heap, stack

lade, freight, charge

stock

ANTONYMS

unload

2‘Larry loaded boxes into the jeep’

SYNONYMS

pack, stow, store, stack, bundle, stuff, cram, squeeze, jam, wedge

place, deposit, put away

ANTONYMS

unload

3‘within a few weeks, Richard was loading Marshal with honours’

SYNONYMS

reward, ply, regale, shower

supply, provide

4‘he began to load a gun’

SYNONYMS

prime, charge, arm, fill, prepare to fire, prepare to use

ANTONYMS

unload

5‘load the cassette into the camcorder’

SYNONYMS

insert, put, place, fit, slide, slot

ANTONYMS

remove

6‘the dice are loaded against him’

SYNONYMS

bias, rig, fix, set up

weight