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Synonyms for onus
ˈoʊ nəs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. burden, load, encumbrance, incumbrance, onus(noun)

    an onerous or difficult concern

    "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"

    Synonyms:
    preventive, lading, incumbrance, preventative, interference, payload, core, consignment, freight, lode, hitch, gist, effect, burden, loading, hinderance, cargo, essence, encumbrance, load, shipment, hindrance, warhead

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    burden, responsibility, obligation, load, liability

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How to use onus in a sentence?

  1. Prattik Shaunnik:

    Profiteer creates drama in life for merely own enjoyment and happiness, but puts its onus on someone else.

  2. Jervis Hough:

    You have to remember the onus still lies on the supervisors.

  3. Roula Choueiri:

    It’s very hard to put the onus on parents to bring up their concerns to the pediatrician or family practice physician, this is why we recommend doing regular screenings. There are developmental screenings pediatricians can do with parents to try to illicit if this child is where he or she should be, development-wise.

  4. Matt Ryan:

    I would hope investors learn something from this. The onus is on us to turn down these floats.

  5. Greg Poling:

    Some people think it would be a good idea to (cross the limit) as it sends a message and will put the onus on China to explain what it's doing there.


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