View synonyms for offload


or off-load

[ awf-lohd, of- ]

verb (used with or without object)

  1. to unload.
  2. Digital Technology. to transfer (data) from a computer or other digital device to another digital device:

    Fill the camera's memory card, then offload your photos to your PC.

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Other Words From

  • offloader noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of offload1

First recorded in 1840–50; off ( def ) + load ( def )
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Example Sentences

This new rich result snippet feature may help you sell items that you are looking to offload.

In 2020, Uber offloaded shared scooter and bike unit Jump in a complex deal with Lime, sold a stake worth $500 million in its logistics spin off Uber Freight and rid itself of its autonomous vehicle unit Uber ATG and its air taxi play Uber Elevate.

We have ambulances trapped, queued up outside hospitals for six, eight, ten hours at a time because they can’t physically offload their patient and actually get them into hospital at the moment.

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You can also consider offloading stand-alone script files as well.

As soon as Facebook bought the company, it offloaded Instagram’s user data onto Facebook’s custom servers.

One of the things I love to do is offload a bunch of tasks to my VAs around 9PM each night.