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English noun: overload

1. overload (artifact) an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power


Broader (hypernym)burden, load, loading

2. overload (artifact) an excessive burden


Synonymsoverburden


Broader (hypernym)burden, load, loading


English verb: overload

1. overload (contact) become overloaded


SamplesThe aerator overloaded.


Pattern of useSomething ----s

2. overload (change) fill to excess so that function is impaired


SamplesFear clogged her mind.
The story was clogged with too many details.


Synonymsclog


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

3. overload (contact) place too much a load on


SamplesDon't overload the car.


Synonymsovercharge, surcharge


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)lade, laden, load, load up









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