disburden

disburden
Synonyms and related words:
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

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  • Disburden — 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. [1913 Webster] He did it to disburden a conscience. Feltham. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disburden — Dis*bur den, v. i. To relieve one s self of a burden; to ease the mind. Milton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disburden — index alleviate, clear, disencumber, disentangle, ease, extricate, facilitate, free, relieve ( …   Law dictionary

  • disburden — [dis bʉrd′ n, dis′bʉrd′ n] vt. 1. to relieve of a burden or of anything burdensome 2. to get rid of (a burden); unload vi. to get rid of a burden disburdenment n …   English World dictionary

  • disburden — verb Date: 1532 transitive verb 1. a. to rid of a burden < disburden a pack animal > b. unburden < disburden your conscience > 2. unload < disburdened their …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disburden one's conscience — index confess Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disburden — disburdenment, n. /dis berr dn/, v.t. 1. to remove a burden from; rid of a burden. 2. to relieve of anything oppressive or annoying: Confession disburdened his mind of anxiety. 3. to get rid of (a burden); discharge. v.i. 4. to unload a burden.… …   Universalium

  • disburden — verb a) to remove the load from a pack animal, or unload a vehicle etc b) to remove a source of mental trouble …   Wiktionary

  • disburden — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To free from or cast out something objectionable or undesirable: clear, disembarrass, disencumber, release, relieve, rid, shake off, throw off, unburden. Slang: shake. See KEEP. 2. To remove the cargo or load from:… …   English dictionary for students

  • disburden — dis·bur·den || dɪs bɜːdn v. unload, set down a heavy burden; relieve suffering …   English contemporary dictionary

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