overload - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ˌəʊvə(r)ˈləʊd/
present tense
I/you/we/theyoverload
he/she/itoverloads
present participleoverloading
past tenseoverloaded
past participleoverloaded
  1. 1
    to put too many people or things in or on something
  2. 2
    to give someone too much work to do
  3. 3
    physics to damage an electrical system or a piece of electrical equipment by putting too much electricity through it
  4. 4
    to give a computer more information than it can process

derived words

overload

 

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/ˈəʊvə(r)ˌləʊd/
noun [countable/uncountable]
singularoverload
pluraloverloads

overloaded

 

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/ˌəʊvə(r)ˈləʊdɪd/
adjective