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  Words related to burden

Related / Similar Words: load, loading, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus, effect, essence, core, gist, charge, saddle, burthen, weight, weight down

 

Definition:
  • weight to be borne or conveyed;
  • an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that''s a load off my mind";
  • the central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse;
  • the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work;
  • impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend";
  • weight down with a load;

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    Hyponyms: burthen, dead load, live load, superload, millstone, overload, overburden, dead weight, fardel, imposition, pill, bear down, overwhelm, deluge, flood out, adjure, plumb, saddle

     

    Derivational Morphology: burthen, weight, weight down, load, lade, laden, load up, charge, saddle, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus, mission, commission, loading

     

    Anagrams: burned

     

     
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