What does unload mean?

Definitions for unload
ʌnˈloʊdun·load

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word unload.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. drop, drop off, set down, put down, unload, dischargeverb

    leave or unload

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

  2. unload, unlade, offloadverb

    take the load off (a container or vehicle)

    "unload the truck"; "offload the van"

Wiktionary

  1. unloadverb

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

  2. unloadverb

    To deposit one's load or cargo.

  3. unloadverb

    To give vent to or express.

  4. unloadverb

    To remove (something previously loaded) from memory.

  5. unloadverb

    To discharge or pour a liquid.

  6. unloadverb

    To get rid of or dispose of.

  7. unloadverb

    To deliver forcefully.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Unloadverb

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

  2. Unloadverb

    hence, to relieve from anything onerous

  3. Unloadverb

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

  4. Unloadverb

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

  5. Unloadverb

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

  6. Unloadverb

    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.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. unload

    To take the powder and ball out of a piece of ordnance or a musket.

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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

Examples of unload in a Sentence

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Aung Htet Myat:

    I carry baskets with stones the whole day, if there is no gravel boat to unload, I help bus drivers as an assistant.

  4. Carroll Moore:

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

  5. Michael Caputo:

    Attorney General Barr knew every step of the way that people are going to unload on him today, he had a role to play and he played it.

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