Unload - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌʌnˈləʊd|  American pronunciation of the word unload
Brit.  |ʌnˈləʊd|  British pronunciation of the word unload


- remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave (syn: discharge, drop, drop off, put down, set down)
unload the cargo
- remove the load from (a container or vehicle) (syn: offload, unlade)
unload the truck

Extra examples

It took four hours to unload the truck.

Could you help me unload the car?

After the ship docked, they unloaded its cargo.

I have to unload the groceries.

Most ships unload at another dock now.

The train made several stops to unload passengers.

Rumor has it that the manager wants to unload him. Maybe he'll be traded to another team.

She unloaded a huge amount of stock when prices fell.

The driver unloaded some boxes from the back of the truck.

Investors continued to unload technology stocks Thursday.

Hundreds of cheap videos were unloaded on the British market.

Don't let him unload his problems onto you.

Koch unloaded his concerns over dinner one night.

When he got back to the office, Green unloaded on his staff.

The ship will unload tomorrow.

Word forms

I/you/we/they: unload
he/she/it: unloads
present participle: unloading
past tense: unloaded
past participle: unloaded
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