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KK Pronunciation

〔 `bʒdn 〕


〔 ˋbә:dn 〕

Overview of noun burden

The noun burden has 4 senses

  • burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus -- (an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind")

  • load, loading, burden -- (weight to be borne or conveyed)

  • effect, essence, burden, core, gist -- (the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work)

  • burden -- (the central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse)

Overview of verb burden

The verb burden has 2 senses

  • burden, burthen, weight, weight down -- (weight down with a load)

  • charge, saddle, burden -- (impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend")