Synonyms for overburden

Synonyms for (noun) overburden

Synonyms: overburden, overload

Definition: an excessive burden

Similar words: burden, load, loading

Definition: weight to be borne or conveyed

Synonyms: overburden

Definition: the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits

Similar words: ground, land, soil

Definition: material in the top layer of the surface of the earth in which plants can grow (especially with reference to its quality or use)

Usage: the land had never been plowed; good agricultural soil

Synonyms for (verb) overburden

Synonyms: overburden

Definition: burden with too much work or responsibility

Similar words: charge, burden, saddle

Definition: impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to

Usage: He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend

Synonyms: overburden

Definition: load with excessive weight

Similar words: burden, burthen, weight, weight down

Definition: weight down with a load

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