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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"
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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
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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
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Good feed and fair rest will keep up one's strength under full work, but no horse can stand against overloading; and I was getting so thoroughly pulled down from this cause that a younger horse was bought in my place.
The men said: "Aren't you ashamed of yourself for overloading that poor donkey of yours and your hulking son?"
It was thus that, either by overloading her reservoirs or by descending obliquely by means of her inclined planes, the Nautilus successively attained the depth of three, four, five, seven, nine, and ten thousand yards, and the definite result of this experience was that the sea preserved an average temperature of four degrees and a half at a depth of five thousand fathoms under all latitudes.
Hence they complicated the whole effect, without disturbing it; completed, without overloading it.
It was not merely desirable to avoid overloading the coach, but it was of the highest importance that the time occupied in examining it and its passengers, should be reduced to the utmost; since their escape might depend on the saving of only a few seconds here and there.
"Well, there's no use in overloading," Charles announced, springing abruptly out on the bank as the boat cast off.
Asked what causes the seemingly frequent maintenance in MRT, San Jose said it was because of overloading.
A BIRMINGHAM hauler is facing disqualification from driving after overloading the truck to such an extent it was on the verge of toppling over on the motorway and causing a major accident.
Officers hope the crackdown on overloading will lead to an improvement in the safety of Rugby roads.
FAISALABAD -- City Traffic Police (CTP) have constituted special squads to check overloading and overcharging in public transport during Eidul Azha days.
KARACHI -- The National Highways and Motorways Police (NH and MP) have take several steps to curb overloading of vehicles on motorways and highways in the country.
Solihull magistrates heard how Andrew Gloster's truck was carrying so much scaffolding that a charge of overloading was changed to it being in a dangerous condition.