disburden

  • 1Disburden — 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… …

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  • 2Disburden — Dis*bur den, v. i. To relieve one s self of a burden; to ease the mind. Milton. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3disburden — index alleviate, clear, disencumber, disentangle, ease, extricate, facilitate, free, relieve ( …

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  • 4disburden — [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 …

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  • 5disburden — 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 …

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  • 6disburden one's conscience — index confess Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 7disburden — 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.&#8230; …

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  • 8disburden — verb a) to remove the load from a pack animal, or unload a vehicle etc b) to remove a source of mental trouble …

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  • 9disburden — 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,&#8230; …

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  • 10disburden — (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:&#8230; …

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  • 11disburden — dis·bur·den || dɪs bɜːdn v. unload, set down a heavy burden; relieve suffering …

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  • 12disburden — verb relieve of a burden or responsibility …

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  • 13disburden — v. a. Disencumber, unburden, unload, ease, rid, free, relieve, disburthen …

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  • 14disburden — v 1. disencumber, unburden, lighten one s load, relieve, alleviate, unload; free, extricate, disengage, disembarrass, disentangle, unsnarl, disembroil; set at ease, set one s mind at ease or rest, take a load off one s mind. 2. discharge, discard …

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  • 15disburden — dis·bur·den …

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  • 16disburden — dis•bur•den [[t]dɪsˈbɜr dn[/t]] v. t. 1) to remove a burden from; rid of a burden 2) to relieve of anything oppressive or annoying 3) to get rid of (a burden); discharge; unload 4) to unload a burden • Etymology: 1525–35 dis•bur′den•ment, n …

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