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o·ver·load

 (ō′vər-lōd′)
tr.v. o·ver·load·ed, o·ver·load·ing, o·ver·loads
To load too heavily.
n. (ō′vər-lōd′)
An excessive load.
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overload

vb
(tr) to put too large a load on or in
n
an excessive load
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o•ver•load

(v. ˌoʊ vərˈloʊd; n. ˈoʊ vərˌloʊd)
v.t.
1. to overburden.
n.
2. an excessive load.
[1545–55]
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overload


Past participle: overloaded
Gerund: overloading

Imperative
overload
overload
Present
I overload
you overload
he/she/it overloads
we overload
you overload
they overload
Preterite
I overloaded
you overloaded
he/she/it overloaded
we overloaded
you overloaded
they overloaded
Present Continuous
I am overloading
you are overloading
he/she/it is overloading
we are overloading
you are overloading
they are overloading
Present Perfect
I have overloaded
you have overloaded
he/she/it has overloaded
we have overloaded
you have overloaded
they have overloaded
Past Continuous
I was overloading
you were overloading
he/she/it was overloading
we were overloading
you were overloading
they were overloading
Past Perfect
I had overloaded
you had overloaded
he/she/it had overloaded
we had overloaded
you had overloaded
they had overloaded
Future
I will overload
you will overload
he/she/it will overload
we will overload
you will overload
they will overload
Future Perfect
I will have overloaded
you will have overloaded
he/she/it will have overloaded
we will have overloaded
you will have overloaded
they will have overloaded
Future Continuous
I will be overloading
you will be overloading
he/she/it will be overloading
we will be overloading
you will be overloading
they will be overloading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overloading
you have been overloading
he/she/it has been overloading
we have been overloading
you have been overloading
they have been overloading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overloading
you will have been overloading
he/she/it will have been overloading
we will have been overloading
you will have been overloading
they will have been overloading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overloading
you had been overloading
he/she/it had been overloading
we had been overloading
you had been overloading
they had been overloading
Conditional
I would overload
you would overload
he/she/it would overload
we would overload
you would overload
they would overload
Past Conditional
I would have overloaded
you would have overloaded
he/she/it would have overloaded
we would have overloaded
you would have overloaded
they would have overloaded
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overload - an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical poweroverload - an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power
load, loading, burden - weight to be borne or conveyed
2.overload - an excessive burden
load, loading, burden - weight to be borne or conveyed
Verb1.overload - become overloaded; "The aerator overloaded"
2.overload - fill to excess so that function is impaired; "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
3.overload - place too much a load on; "don't overload the car"
load, load up, lade, laden - fill or place a load on; "load a car"; "load the truck with hay"
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overload

verb
1. weigh down, burden, encumber, overburden Don't overload the boat or it will sink.
2. strain, tax, burden, saddle, oppress, overwork, overcharge, weigh down, encumber, overtax, overburden, push to the limit an effective method that will not overload staff with more paperwork
3. excess, too much, overdose, overburden, overabundance, superabundance An overload of stress can hold you back in your career.
Proverbs
"It is the last straw that breaks the camel's back"
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
Translations
يُحَمِّل فَوْقَ طاقَتِه
přetíženípřetížit
overlæsse
túlterhel
ofhlaîa
pārslogot
preťažiť
çok fazla yük yüklemek

overload

A. [ˈəʊvələʊd] Nsobrecarga f
B. [ˌəʊvəˈləʊd] VTsobrecargar (with de) to be overloaded withestar sobrecargado de; (with work) → estar agobiado de
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

overload

[ˌəʊvərˈləʊd]
vt
[+ animal, vehicle] → surcharger
[+ person] to overload sb with sth → surcharger qn de qch
[+ circuit] → mettre en surcharge
[ˈəʊvərləʊd] n [work] → surcharge f
57 per cent complained of work overload → 57 pour cent se plaignaient d'une surcharge de travail. information overload
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

overload

[n ˈəʊvəˌləʊd; vb ˌəʊvəˈləʊd]
1. nsovraccarico
2. vtsovraccaricare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

overload

(əuvəˈloud) verb
to fill with too much of something. The lorry overturned because it had been overloaded.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

overload

n sobrecarga; iron — sobrecarga de hierro; vt sobrecargar
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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