Definition of Laden

1. Verb. Remove with or as if with a ladle. "Ladle the water out of the bowl"

Exact synonyms: Lade, Ladle
Generic synonyms: Remove, Take, Take Away, Withdraw
Specialized synonyms: Slop



2. Adjective. Filled with a great quantity. "`ladened' is not current usage"
Exact synonyms: Ladened, Loaded
Similar to: Full

3. Verb. Fill or place a load on. "They laden the cart with boxes "; "Load the truck with hay"
Exact synonyms: Lade, Load, Load Up
Generic synonyms: Fill, Fill Up, Make Full
Specialized synonyms: Load Down, Pack, Bomb Up, Overcharge, Overload, Surcharge, Reload, Stack
Derivative terms: Lading, Load, Load, Loader, Loading

4. Adjective. Burdened psychologically or mentally. "Oppressed by a sense of failure"
Exact synonyms: Oppressed
Similar to: Burdened

Definition of Laden

1. p. & a. Loaded; freighted; burdened; as, a laden vessel; a laden heart.

Definition of Laden

1. Adjective. Weighed down with a load, burdened. ¹

2. Adjective. Heavy. ¹

3. Adjective. Oppressed. ¹

4. Adjective. (chemistry) : In the form of an adsorbate or adduct. ¹

5. Verb. (past participle of lade) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Laden

1. to lade [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: lade

Medical Definition of Laden

1. Loaded; freighted; burdened; as, a laden vessel; a laden heart. "Ah sinful nation, a people laden with iniquity." (Is. I. 4) "A ship laden with gold." (Shak) Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Laden

ladderless
ladderlike
ladders
laddertron
laddery
laddie
laddies
laddish
laddishness
laddism
laddy
lade
laded
lademan
lademen
laden (current term)
ladened
ladening
ladens
lader
laders
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ladette
ladettes
ladhood
ladhoods
ladie
ladied
ladies
ladies'

Literary usage of Laden

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Elements of International Law by Henry Wheaton (1904)
"1 ii • ii vessels laden Thus, by the marine ordinance of Louis XIV., of 1681, all vessels laden with enemy's goods are declared lawful prize of war. ..."

2. A Collection of State Papers Relative to the War Against France Now Carrying by John Bebrett (1795)
"Ship la Clementine, 550 tons, laden with fugar and coffee. ... Brig la Margaretta, 200 tons, laden with indigo, fugar, and coffee. ..."

3. The Harleian Miscellany: Or, A Collection of Scarce, Curious, and by William Oldys, John Malham (1810)
"Also, the number of ships coming up the river of Thames for London, richly laden from the East Indies, the Streights, Virginia, and Barbadoes. ..."

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