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- (transitive) to unload
- (transitive) to get rid of things, work, or problems by passing them on to someone or something else
- He offloaded the defective car onto an unsuspecting buyer.
to get rid of things
offload (plural offloads)
- (rugby) The act of passing the ball to a team mate when tackled.
2011 September 16, Ben Dirs, “Rugby World Cup 2011: New Zealand 83-7 Japan”, BBC Sport:
- Toeava went over unopposed to stretch his side's lead but Japan got on the scoreboard on 56 minutes, wing Hirotoki Onozawa intercepting an attempted offload from Slade, who had a rather flaky game, and running in from the All Blacks' 10m line.