Textual thesaurus for "burden"

(noun) load, loading

weight to be borne or conveyed

(noun) incumbrance, load, encumbrance, onus

an onerous or difficult concern

the burden of responsibility; that's a load off my mind

(noun) core, effect, gist, essence

the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

(verb) charge, saddle

impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to

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

(verb) burthen, weight, weight down

weight down with a load