Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of DISBURDEN

Pronunciation:  dis'burdn

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  take the burden off; remove the burden from; "unburden the donkey"
 

DISBURDEN is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: unburden
 
 Antonyms: burden, burthen, weight, weight down
 
 See Also: remove, take, take away, withdraw

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Dis*bur"den\, v. t. [See {Burden}, v. t.] [Cf.
    {Disburthen}.]
    To rid of a burden; to free from a load borne or from
    something oppressive; to unload; to disencumber; to relieve.
    
          He did it to disburden a conscience.     --Feltham.
    
          My mediations . . . will, I hope, be more calm, being
          thus disburdened.                        --Hammond.
    
    Syn: To unload; unburden; discharge; free.
    
    
  2. \Dis*bur"den\, v. i.
    To relieve one's self of a burden; to ease the mind.
    --Milton.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abridge, alleviate, be light, bereave, bleed, break bulk, clear, curtail, cut off, deprive, deprive of, discharge, disembarrass, disembroil, disencumber, disengage, disentangle, disentitle, disinvolve, divest, drain, dump, ease, ease one of, extricate, free, free up, have little weight, kick the beam, liberate, lighten, lighten one of, make light, make lighter, milk, mine, off-load, reduce weight, relieve, set at ease, take away from, take from, tap, unballast, unburden, unclutter, unfreight, unlade, unload, unpack, unscramble, unship, unsnarl, weigh lightly
 

 

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY