from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To free from or relieve of a burden or trouble: unburden one's mind.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To free from burden, or relieve from trouble.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To relieve from a burden.
- transitive v. To throw off, as a burden; to unload.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To rid of a load; free from a burden; ease.
- To throw off as being a burden; discharge; hence, to disclose; reveal.
- To relieve, as the mind or heart, by disclosing what lies heavy on it; also, reflexively, to relieve (one's self) in this way: as, he unburdened himself to his confessor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. free or relieve (someone) of a burden
- v. take the burden off; remove the burden from
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