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Synonyms for overload
ˌoʊ vərˈloʊd; ˈoʊ vərˌloʊdover·load

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overloadnoun

    an electrical load that exceeds the available electrical power

    Synonyms:
    overburden

  2. overload, overburdenverb

    an excessive burden

    Synonyms:
    overburden

  3. overloadverb

    become overloaded

    "The aerator overloaded"

    Synonyms:
    clog, overcharge, surcharge

  4. clog, overloadverb

    fill to excess so that function is impaired

    "Fear clogged her mind"; "The story was clogged with too many details"

    Synonyms:
    back up, choke off, clog, overcharge, foul, constipate, clot, clog up, congest, choke, surcharge

  5. overload, surcharge, overchargeverb

    place too much a load on

    "don't overload the car"

    Synonyms:
    hook, clog, surcharge, gazump, overcharge, plume, fleece, soak, pluck, rob

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How to use overload in a sentence?

  1. Robert Wickens:

    It's weird it is kind of a mental overload my brain was exploding from figuring out how to use the hand brakes the feeling of it and everything, it is a lot of work to do in a short amount of time.

  2. County Mayor Carlos Gimenez:

    After all the success we have had tamping down the COVID-19 curve, we cannot turn back and overload our hospitals, putting our doctors and nurses at greater risk with more emergency room cases, everyone must do their part and follow the rules.

  3. Michael Farias:

    You’re not going to save fuel if you overweight them, and they don’t handle well if you really overload them.

  4. Tiffany Owens:

    Much like slow food, I've long been a proponent of slow travel, spending six months to a few years in each new destination with different jobs, instead of racing around the globe to fill passports and Instagram feeds in a sensory overload, slower travel provides an opportunity to more fully immerse oneself in and explore each new place.

  5. Brennan Barnard:

    Left to their own devices and with this information overload, families don't know where to start, so they default to this third party system of telling them what's good and what's not.


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