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, 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.

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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How to say unload in sign language?

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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. Carroll Moore:

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

  2. Ibrahim Dabbashi:

    The ship has to be forced to unload the shipment in one of the Libyan oil facilities and face legal charges.

  3. Sean Murphy:

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

  4. Jaime Magbanua:

    Some of the NFA's imported stocks are more than six months old so there's also a need for them to immediately unload and then replenish.

  5. Larry Orton:

    It could be easily equipped to handle drainline stoppages, we have a number of different snakes—some with cameras, some with extended cables—that we use, depending on the clog. We could fit all the snakes and some repair materials on the City Express, along with a larger sewer machine and pressure-jetting equipment. I would rig the van with a winch to help unload the heavier equipment and bins for materials. And the dual side doors make access from either side excellent. You don’t need to crawl all over everything to get what you need. It would be the ideal specialized vehicle for that.

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