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English adjective: laden

1. laden filled with a great quantity

SamplesA tray loaded with dishes.
Table laden with food.
`ladened' is not current usage.

Synonymsladened, loaded



2. laden burdened psychologically or mentally

SamplesLaden with grief.
Oppressed by a sense of failure.




English verb: laden

1. laden (contact) remove with or as if with a ladle

SamplesLadle the water out of the bowl.

Synonymslade, ladle

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP

Broader (hypernym)remove, take, take away, withdraw

Narrower (hyponym)slop

2. laden (contact) fill or place a load on

SamplesLoad a car.
Load the truck with hay.

ExamplesThey laden the cart with boxes

Synonymslade, load, load up

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s something with something

Broader (hypernym)fill, fill up, make full

Narrower (hyponym)bomb up, load down, overcharge, overload, pack, reload, stack, surcharge

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