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What does unload mean?

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word unload.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, discharge(verb)

    leave or unload

    "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

  2. unload, unlade, offload(verb)

    take the load off (a container or vehicle)

    "unload the truck"; "offload the van"

Wiktionary

  1. unload(Verb)

    To remove the load or cargo from (a vehicle, etc.).

  2. unload(Verb)

    To deposit one's load or cargo.

  3. unload(Verb)

    To give vent to or express.

  4. unload(Verb)

    To remove (something previously loaded) from memory.

  5. unload(Verb)

    To discharge or pour a liquid.

  6. unload(Verb)

    To get rid of or dispose of.

  7. unload(Verb)

    To deliver forcefully.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unload(verb)

    to take the load from; to discharge of a load or cargo; to disburden; as, to unload a ship; to unload a beast

  2. Unload(verb)

    hence, to relieve from anything onerous

  3. Unload(verb)

    to discharge or remove, as a load or a burden; as, to unload the cargo of a vessel

  4. Unload(verb)

    to draw the charge from; as, to unload a gun

  5. Unload(verb)

    to sell in large quantities, as stock; to get rid of

  6. Unload(verb)

    to perform the act of unloading anything; as, let unload now

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unload

    un-lōd′, v.t. to take the load from: to discharge: to disburden: (U.S. slang) to sell in great quantity, as risky stock, &c.—v.i. to discharge freight.—ns. Unload′er; Unload′ing.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unload in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unload in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carroll Moore:

    You can unload on the undead, maybe Santa Claus wasn't good to you last year.

  2. Sean Murphy:

    We breached the upper end of the trading range. People are looking to unload some longs.

  3. Tang Jiaxuan:

    The 70th anniversary is an important opportunity for Japan to renew how it looks on and thinks of history, to unload its burden by facing up to and reflecting on history, to have real reconciliation with its Asian neighbors.

  4. Bob McNally:

    I don't see why a political deal in March or April or even technical implementation in July would, from a sanctions compliance perspective, enable Iran to 'unload' its stored oil any time soon, if doing so significantly increased exports above current levels.

  5. Jimmie Johnson:

    When you're struggling, you almost have a shotgun approach, and you're trying to hit a wide pattern and see what brings speed, when you unload off the truck and you're fast, you get much more into like a rifle scenario and you're very precise with the changes you make, and there's a lot of speed in the details.

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