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Definition 1: remove with or as if with a ladle - [verb of contact]

Samples where laden or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ladle the water out of the bowl

Synonyms for laden in the sense of this definition

(laden is a kind of ...) remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract

"remove a threat" "remove a wrapper" "Remove the dirty dishes from the table" "take the gun from your pocket" "This machine withdraws heat from the environment"

(... is a kind of laden ) ladle clumsily

"slop the food onto the plate"

Definition 2: fill or place a load on - [verb of contact]

Samples where laden or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • load a car
  • load the truck with hay

Synonyms for laden in the sense of this definition

(laden is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

(... is a kind of laden ) load with a pack

(... is a kind of laden ) load an aircraft with bombs

(... is a kind of laden ) place too much a load on

"don't overload the car"

(... is a kind of laden ) place a new load on

"The movers reloaded the truck"

(... is a kind of laden ) load or cover with stacks

"stack a truck with boxes"

Definition 3: burdened psychologically or mentally - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where laden or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • laden with grief
  • oppressed by a sense of failure

Synonyms for laden in the sense of this definition

(laden is similar to ...) bearing a heavy burden of work or difficulties or responsibilities

"she always felt burdened by the load of paper work"

Definition 4: filled with a great quantity - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where laden or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a tray loaded with dishes
  • table laden with food
  • `ladened' is not current usage

Synonyms for laden in the sense of this definition

(laden is similar to ...) containing as much or as many as is possible or normal

"a full glass" "a sky full of stars" "a full life" "the auditorium was full to overflowing"

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