from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To relieve (a pack animal, for example) of a burden.
- transitive v. To free of a burden or trouble: disburden one's mind.
- transitive v. To unload: disburdened the goods in the shipping room.
- intransitive v. To unload a burden.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to remove the load from a pack animal, or unload a vehicle etc
- v. to remove a source of mental trouble
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To rid of a burden; to free from a load borne or from something oppressive; to unload; to disencumber; to relieve.
- intransitive v. To relieve one's self of a burden; to ease the mind.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To remove a burden from; rid of a burden; relieve of anything weighty, oppressive, or annoying; disencumber; unburden; unload.
- To lay off or aside as oppressive or annoying; get rid of; relieve one's self of.
- Synonyms To disencumber, free, lighten, discharge, disembarrass.
- To ease the mind; be relieved.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. take the burden off; remove the burden from
dis- + burden (Wiktionary)