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English verb: unload

1. unload (contact) leave or unload

SamplesUnload the cargo.
Drop off the passengers at the hotel.

Synonymsdischarge, drop, drop off, put down, set down

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

Broader (hypernym)deliver

Narrower (hyponym)air-drop, wharf

2. unload (contact) take the load off (a container or vehicle)

SamplesUnload the truck.
Offload the van.

Synonymsoffload, unlade

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

Broader (hypernym)empty

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