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Definition 1: an excessive burden - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for overload in the sense of this definition

(overload is a kind of ...) weight to be borne or conveyed

Definition 2: an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power - [noun denoting artifact]

(overload is a kind of ...) weight to be borne or conveyed

Definition 3: fill to excess so that function is impaired - [verb of change]

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

  • Fear clogged her mind
  • The story was clogged with too many details

Synonyms for overload in the sense of this definition

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

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

Definition 4: place too much a load on - [verb of contact]

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

  • don't overload the car

Synonyms for overload in the sense of this definition

(overload is a kind of ...) fill or place a load on

"load a car" "load the truck with hay"

Definition 5: become overloaded - [verb of contact]

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

  • The aerator overloaded

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