What does saddled mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. saddledadjective

    having a saddle on or being mounted on a saddled animal

    "saddled and spurred and ready to ride"

  2. saddledadjective

    subject to an imposed burden

    "left me saddled with the bill"; "found himself saddled with more responsibility than power"


  1. saddledadjective

    Where a horse has a saddle.


  1. saddled

    "Saddled" is an adjective that generally refers to the state or condition of bearing or carrying something, usually a burden or responsibility. The term comes from the use of a saddle on horses, which allows them to carry riders or loads. Hence, in a figurative sense, when someone is described as being 'saddled' with something, it means they are burdened or encumbered with it.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Saddled

    of Saddle

  2. Saddledadjective

    having a broad patch of color across the back, like a saddle; saddle-backed

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of saddled in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of saddled in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of saddled in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Copeman:

    The model for these mobile start-ups is to compete on fees, banks can't afford to go after those rates because they are saddled with big overhead from branch networks and old systems.

  2. Gerald W. Johnson:

    No man was ever endowed with a right without being at the same time saddled with a responsibility.

  3. Mexican Proverb:

    A good resolution is like an old horse, which is often saddled but rarely ridden.

  4. Bob Baffert:

    I wasn’t as nervous as I usually am before these because I really felt I had the horse, when I saddled him I could tell. I told Victor in the paddock, 'Dude, he is ready, ride him with confidence.’ And he did.

  5. Joerg Mueller:

    The euro is, at the moment, good for our export economy, but we're worried about the southern euro countries. Italy is saddled with debt and France isn't much better.

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