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Synonyms for unload

Synonyms for unload

to remove the cargo or load from

to get rid of completely by selling, especially in quantity or at a discount

Synonyms for unload

take the load off (a container or vehicle)

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Luckily, however, for the poor wretch, he had fallen into more merciful hands; for Jones having examined the pistol, and found it to be really unloaded, began to believe all the man had told him, before Partridge came up: namely, that he was a novice in the trade, and that he had been driven to it by the distress he mentioned, the greatest indeed imaginable, that of five hungry children, and a wife lying in of the sixth, in the utmost want and misery.
Well, these boards you hear unloaded are the posts and planks to build my scaffold.
When the big fellows wanted to unload Little Copper, they sent Jakey Fallow into the New York Stock Exchange to yell out: 'I'll buy all or any part of Little Copper at fifty five,' Little Copper being at fifty-four.
As the extendible conveyor moves into place, the operator unloads each row of parcels.
The S Series is a tandem cast-iron gear pump, which unloads one section of the tandem pump via an internal unloading valve.