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off·load

 (ôf′lōd′, ŏf′-)
v. off·load·ed, off·load·ing, off·loads
v.tr.
1. To unload (a vehicle or container).
2. Computers To transfer (data) to a peripheral device.
3. Informal To get rid of and pass on to another: "U.S. farmers and ranchers were forced to look to foreign customers to offload their surpluses" (Paul Roberts).
v.intr.
To unload a vehicle or container.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.offload - transfer to a peripheral device, of computer data
transfer - move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
2.offload - take the load off (a container or vehicle)offload - take the load off (a container or vehicle); "unload the truck"; "offload the van"
empty - remove; "Empty the water"

offload

verb
1. get rid of, shift, dump, dispose of, unload, dispense with, jettison, foist, see the back of, palm off Prices have been cut by developers anxious to offload unsold apartments.
2. unload, take off, transfer, dump, discharge, jettison, unpack, unship, unlade The cargo was offloaded in Singapore three days later.
Translations

offload

[ˈɒfləʊd] VT
1. [+ goods] → descargar; [+ passengers] → desembarcar, hacer bajar
2. (= get rid of) → librarse de
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