Definition of Burdens

1. Noun. (plural of burden) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of burden) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Burdens

1. burden [v] - See also: burden

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Burdens

burdalane
burdash
burdashes
burden
burden of persuasion
burden of production
burden of proof
burdened
burdener
burdeners
burdenest
burdeneth
burdening
burdenless
burdenous
burdens (current term)
burdens of proof
burdensome
burdensomely
burdensomeness
burdie
burdies
burdock
burdocks
burds
bure
bureau
bureau-ocracy
bureau de change
bureau de changes

Literary usage of Burdens

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1. Biennial report by Minnesota Tax Commission, Washington (State). Board of State Land Commissioners, Washington (State), Board of State Land Commissioners (1914)
"Serious complaint is heard on every side because of growing tax burdens and an insistent ... Increasing tax burdens, made necessary by growing expenditures, ..."

2. The Growth of English Industry and Commerce by William Cunningham (1890)
"The land originally apportioned or granted by boc was subject to many burdens; the tenants of the king's lands were under special if not better conditions, ..."

3. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1904)
"... which would have made its labours vastly more productive to the general well-being. Fiscal burdens were ruining alike the government and the people. ..."

4. Gesta Romanorum, Or, Entertaining Moral Stories: Invented by the Monks as a by Charles Swan (1824)
"OF THE burdens OF THIS LIFE. A CERTAIN king once went to a fair, (102) and took with him a preceptor and his scholar. Standing in the market-place, ..."

5. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings [of The] Annual Meeting by Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.), National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, National Conference of Social Work (U.S.) (1894)
""Bear ye one another's burdens, and so fulfil the law of Christ." — GAL. vi. 2. These words are a command, or at the least an admonition, enforced by a ..."

6. The History of the Reign of the Emperor Charles V.: With a View of the by William Robertson (1769)
"... intolerable burdens, they had" determined to* endure them no longer, and would« employ the power and authority with which God ..."

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