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Definition 1: take the burden off; remove the burden from - [verb of contact]

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

  • unburden the donkey

Synonyms for unburden in the sense of this definition

(unburden 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 unburden ) reduce the weight on; make lighter

"she lightened the load on the tired donkey"

Definition 2: free or relieve (someone) of a burden - [verb of possession]

(unburden is a kind of ...) take into one's possession

"We are taking an orphan from Romania" "I'll take three salmon steaks"

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