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overload

Synonyms of overload in English:

verb

  • 1 iron has to be carried in alternate holds to avoid overloading the ship
    overburden, put too much in, overcharge, encumber, burden, weigh down
    rare surcharge
  • 2 you should take care not to overload the electrical wiring
    strain, impose excessive strain on, overtax, stretch, overwork, overuse;
    deluge, swamp, oversupply, overwhelm, clog, snow under, beset
  • noun

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  • there was an overload of demands on government
    avalanche, deluge, flood, abundance, plethora, overkill, backlog
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