Definitions for unload
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word unload.
drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, dischargeverb
leave or unload
"unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
unload, unlade, offloadverb
take the load off (a container or vehicle)
"unload the truck"; "offload the van"
To remove the load or cargo from (a vehicle, etc.).
To deposit one's load or cargo.
To give vent to or express.
To remove (something previously loaded) from memory.
To discharge or pour a liquid.
To get rid of or dispose of.
To deliver forcefully.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Like an ass, whose back with ingots bows,
Thou bear’st thy heavy riches but a journey,
And death unloadeth thee. William Shakespeare, Meas. for Measure.
Vain man forbear, of cares unload thy mind;
Forget thy hopes, and give thy fears to wind. Thomas Creech.
Some to unload the fertile branches run. Alexander Pope.
To you duke Humphry must unload his grief. William Shakespeare.
Nor can my tongue unload my heart’s great burthen. William Shakespeare.
To unload generally means to remove or offload goods, items, cargo, or burden from a vehicle, person, or container. It can also refer to the act of expressing one's thoughts or emotions freely, relieving oneself of a problem, or removing responsibility or pressure.
to take the load from; to discharge of a load or cargo; to disburden; as, to unload a ship; to unload a beast
hence, to relieve from anything onerous
to discharge or remove, as a load or a burden; as, to unload the cargo of a vessel
to draw the charge from; as, to unload a gun
to sell in large quantities, as stock; to get rid of
to perform the act of unloading anything; as, let unload now
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
To take the powder and ball out of a piece of ordnance or a musket.
The numerical value of unload in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of unload in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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.
We breached the upper end of the trading range. People are looking to unload some longs.
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.
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.
You can unload on the undead, maybe Santa Claus wasn't good to you last year.
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- descarregarCatalan, Valencian
- entladen, ausladenGerman
- [[purkaa]] [[lasti]]Finnish
- dì-luchdaichScottish Gaelic
- lossen, toevertrouwen, uitladenDutch
- discargar, descargar, distgargiar, scargarRomansh
- разгрузи́ть, разгружа́тьRussian
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