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LADEN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does laden mean? 

LADEN (adjective)
  The adjective LADEN has 2 senses:

1. filled with a great quantity
2. burdened psychologically or mentally

  Familiarity information: LADEN used as an adjective is rare.


LADEN (verb)
  The verb LADEN has 2 senses:

1. remove with or as if with a ladle
2. fill or place a load on

  Familiarity information: LADEN used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LADEN (adjective)


Sense 1laden [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Filled with a great quantity

Synonyms:

laden; ladened; loaded

Context examples:

a tray loaded with dishes / table laden with food / 'ladened' is not current usage

Similar:

full (containing as much or as many as is possible or normal)


Sense 2laden [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Burdened psychologically or mentally

Synonyms:

oppressed; laden

Context examples:

laden with grief / oppressed by a sense of failure

Similar:

burdened (bearing a heavy burden of work or difficulties or responsibilities)


LADEN (verb)


Sense 1laden [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remove with or as if with a ladle

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

lade; laden; ladle

Context example:

ladle the water out of the bowl

Hypernyms (to "laden" is one way to...):

remove; take; take away; withdraw (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "laden"):

slop (ladle clumsily)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something PP


Sense 2laden [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Fill or place a load on

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

load; load up; lade; laden

Context examples:

load a car / load the truck with hay

Hypernyms (to "laden" is one way to...):

fill; fill up; make full (make full, also in a metaphorical sense)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "laden"):

load down; pack (load with a pack)

bomb up (load an aircraft with bombs)

overcharge; overload; surcharge (place too much a load on)

reload (place a new load on)

stack (load or cover with stacks)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s something PP
Somebody ----s something with something

Sentence example:

They laden the cart with boxes


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