Definitions for: Unload


[v] take the load off (a container or vehicle); "unload the truck"; "offload the van"
[v] leave or unload, esp. of passengers or cargo;



Webster (1913) Definition: Un*load", v. t. [1st pref. un- + load.]
1. To take the load from; to discharge of a load or cargo; to
disburden; as, to unload a ship; to unload a beast.

2. Hence, to relieve from anything onerous.

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

4. To draw the charge from; as, to unload a gun.

5. To sell in large quantities, as stock; to get rid of.
[Brokers' Cant, U. S.]


Un*load", v. i.
To perform the act of unloading anything; as, let unload now.

Synonyms: discharge, drop, offload, put down, set down

Antonyms: load

See Also: air-drop, deliver, empty, wharf

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