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Definition of "lade" []

  • To load with or as if with cargo. (verb-transitive)
  • To place (something) as a load for or as if for shipment. (verb-transitive)
  • To burden or oppress; weigh down. (verb-transitive)
  • To take up or remove (water) with a ladle or dipper. (verb-transitive)
  • To take on cargo. (verb-intransitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "lade" in a sentence
  • "To CANADA: Worry about your problems in Canada we can handle our own! lade"
  • "You know how prescriptivists are always on about how kids these days lade their speech with hedges like like or kinda or sorta?"
  • "What I can say from my time as an Assistant Crime Books Cooker was that IG is absolutely on the money with describing how we team and lade the figures so as to best fit the arbitrary targets foisted on us from on high."