Definition of load

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • load is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 5
  • load is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 5
  • load is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 6

Definition of load


  • a quantity that can be processed or transported at one time (noun)

    Examples

    1. the system broke down under excessive loads

    Synonyms

    1. loading
  • corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones (verb)

    Synonyms

    1. adulterate
    2. debase
    3. dilute
    4. stretch
  • a deposit of valuable ore occurring within definite boundaries separating it from surrounding rocks (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. lode
  • goods carried by a large vehicle (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. cargo
    2. consignment
    3. freight
    4. lading
    5. loading
    6. payload
    7. shipment
  • provide (a device) with something necessary (verb)

    Examples

    1. He loaded his gun carefully
    2. load the camera

    Synonyms

    1. charge
  • weight to be borne or conveyed (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. burden
    2. loading
  • the front part of a guided missile or rocket or torpedo that carries the nuclear or explosive charge or the chemical or biological agents (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. payload
    2. warhead
  • fill or place a load on (verb)

    Examples

    1. load a car
    2. load the truck with hay

    Synonyms

    1. lade
    2. laden
    3. load up
  • an onerous or difficult concern (noun)

    Examples

    1. that's a load off my mind

    Synonyms

    1. burden
    2. encumbrance
    3. incumbrance
    4. onus
  • an amount of alcohol sufficient to intoxicate (noun)

    Examples

    1. he got a load on and started a brawl
  • electrical device to which electrical power is delivered (noun)
  • put (something) on a structure or conveyance (verb)

    Examples

    1. load the bags onto the trucks
  • the power output of a generator or power plant (noun)
  • transfer from a storage device to a computer's memory (verb)

See definition of load in Merriam Webster

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