verb (used with object), un·lad·ed, un·lad·ing.

to take the lading, load, or cargo from; unload.
to discharge (a load or cargo).

verb (used without object), un·lad·ed, un·lad·ing.

to discharge a load or cargo.

Origin of unlade

First recorded in 1350–1400, unlade is from the Middle English word unladen. See un-2, lade
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a less common word for unload
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