There are 2 translations of load in Spanish:

load1

Pronunciation: /ləʊd/

n

  • 1 c (cargo) carga (f); (burden) carga (f), peso (m) she felt a load had been lifted from her se sintió como si le hubieran quitado un peso de encima the airport has increased its annual passenger load el aeropuerto ha aumentado su volumen anual de pasajeros I do four loads of washing a week hago cuatro lavados or (Esp) coladas por semana I have a heavy teaching load tengo muchas horas semanales de clase the project will create a heavy administrative load el proyecto generará mucho trabajo administrativo to have a load on (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] estar* mamado or (Col tb) jincho or (Méx tb) pedo [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 (often pl) [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (much, many) cantidad (f), montón (m) [familiar/colloquial], pila (f) (AmS) [familiar/colloquial] I've done this loads of times esto lo he hecho cantidad or montones or (AmS tb) pilas de veces [familiar/colloquial] what a load of nonsense! ¡qué sarta de estupideces! the play is a load of rubbish la obra no vale nada or [familiar/colloquial] es una porquería 2.2 (as intensifier) [colloquial/familiar] I'm feeling loads o a (whole) load better now me encuentro muchísimo mejor my room's loads bigger than hers mi cuarto es muchísimo más grande que el suyo

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There are 2 translations of load in Spanish:

load2

vt

  • 1 1.1 [Transp] [truck/plane] cargar* he loaded the crates into/onto the van metió or cargó las cajas en la camioneta they loaded too much work onto him lo cargaron de trabajo 1.2 (charge) cargar* is the camera loaded? ¿tiene rollo la cámara? the gun wasn't loaded la pistola no estaba cargada to load a gun (with bullets) cargar* un arma (con balas) to load a program (into a computer) cargar* un programa (en una computadora)
  • 3 (bias) (usu pass) the dice are loaded los dados están cargados smokers' premiums are heavily loaded las primas que pagan los fumadores sufren muchos recargos the system was loaded in favor of the motorist el sistema favorecía a los conductores

vi

  • 1.1 [Transp] cargar* loading prohibited carga y descarga prohibidas 1.2 [camera/gun/film/bullet] cargarse*

Phrasal verbs

load down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (usu pass)
to be loaded down with sth we were loaded down with parcels íbamos cargados de paquetes she seems loaded down with worry/problems parece abrumada or agobiada por las preocupaciones/los problemas

load up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o [truck/ship/person] cargar* to load sth up with sth cargar* algo de algo 1.1v + adv cargar*

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