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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 for "onus":

    burden, responsibility, obligation, load, liability

How to pronounce onus?

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How to use onus in a sentence?

  1. April Reign:

    What I’m doing is attempting to amplify the discussion, the Academy can only nominate quality work that is made, so the onus still has to be on Hollywood to put those films out there.

  2. Antoni Kapcia:

    That potentially shifts the onus onto the Cuban government if they can't expand internet access, they may have lost that bit of an alibi.

  3. Matt Ryan:

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

  4. Martin Whetton:

    The onus is falling, perhaps inevitably on the actions of governments to abandon budget surpluses and reinvigorate the demand side of the economy.

  5. Prattik Shaunnik:

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


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