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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [awf-lohd, of-]
    • /ˈɔfˌloʊd, ˈɒf-/
    • /ˌɒfˈləʊd/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [awf-lohd, of-]
    • /ˈɔfˌloʊd, ˈɒf-/

Definitions of offload word

  • noun offload Unload (a cargo). 1
  • transitive verb offload cargo: unload 1
  • transitive verb offload divulge sth worrying 1
  • intransitive verb offload sth worrying: tell sb 1
  • intransitive verb offload share worries 1
  • verb offload If you offload something that you do not want, you get rid of it by giving it or selling it to someone else. 0

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Origin of offload

First appearance:

before 1840
One of the 33% newest English words
First recorded in 1840-50

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Parts of speech for Offload


offload popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 99% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

Synonyms for offload

verb offload

  • divest — to strip of clothing, ornament, etc.: The wind divested the trees of their leaves.
  • rid — to sit on and manage (a horse, bicycle, etc.) so as to be carried along.
  • unburden — to free from a burden.
  • discharge — to relieve of a charge or load; unload: to discharge a ship.
  • unload — to take the load from; remove the cargo or freight from: to unload a truck; to unload a cart.

Antonyms for offload

verb offload

  • load — anything put in or on something for conveyance or transportation; freight; cargo: The truck carried a load of watermelons.
  • keep — to hold or retain in one's possession; hold as one's own: If you like it, keep it. Keep the change.
  • cease — If something ceases, it stops happening or existing.
  • assign — If you assign a piece of work to someone, you give them the work to do.
  • fill — to make full; put as much as can be held into: to fill a jar with water.

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