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Definition of lade in English:

verb (past participle laden /ˈleɪd(ə)n/)

[with object] archaic
1Put cargo on board (a ship).
Example sentences
  • Slyly, he let it be known that Elissa was working on his behalf and he put her in charge of lading the boats.
1.1Ship (goods) as cargo: the surplus products must be laden on board the vessels
More example sentences
  • Mahabir said he returned to India when the rice was shipped and brought back samples of what had been laded.
1.2 [no object] (Of a ship) take on cargo: vessels lade there


Old English hladan, of West Germanic origin; related to Dutch and German laden 'to load', also to ladle and perhaps to lathe.

Words that rhyme with lade

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