Synonyms of load in English:

load


See definition of load

noun

1‘MacDowell's got a load to deliver’

SYNONYMS
cargo, freight, freightage, charge, burden
pack, bundle, parcel, bale
consignment, haul, delivery, shipment, batch
goods, merchandise, payload
contents
lorryload, truckload, shipload, boatload, containerload, busload, vanload
archaic lading

2‘I bought a load of clothes’

SYNONYMS
a lot, a great deal, a great amount, a large amount, a large quantity, a number, an abundance, a wealth, a profusion, a mountain
many, plenty, reams
ample
informal a heap, a mass, a pile, an ocean, a stack, a ton, lots, heaps, masses, piles, oceans, stacks, tons, oodles, scads
British informal a shedload, lashings
Australian, New Zealand informal a swag
vulgar slang a shitload
North American vulgar slang an assload
ANTONYMS

few

3‘a heavy teaching load’

SYNONYMS
commitment, responsibility, duty, obligation, onus, charge, weight
burden, encumbrance, cross, millstone, albatross
trouble, worry, strain, pressure

verb

1‘she began to load the washing machine’

SYNONYMS
fill, fill up, pack, stuff, cram, pile, heap, stack
lade, freight, charge
stock
ANTONYMS

unload

2‘Larry loaded boxes into the jeep’

SYNONYMS
pack, stow, store, stack, bundle, stuff, cram, squeeze, jam, wedge
place, deposit, put away
ANTONYMS

unload

3‘loading the committee with responsibilities means some subjects receive less attention than others’

SYNONYMS
burden, weigh down, weight, saddle, charge
overburden, overwhelm, encumber, hamper, handicap, tax, strain, oppress, trouble, worry
rare trammel

4‘within a few weeks, Richard was loading Marshal with honours’

SYNONYMS
reward, ply, regale, shower
supply, provide

5‘he began to load a gun’

SYNONYMS
prime, charge, arm, fill, prepare to fire, prepare to use
ANTONYMS

unload

6‘load the cassette into the camcorder’

SYNONYMS
insert, put, place, fit, slide, slot
ANTONYMS

remove

7‘the dice are loaded against him’

SYNONYMS
bias, rig, fix, set up
weight