load (something) with (something)

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load (something) with (something)

1. To fill some space or structure with a large or heavy amount of something. Let me know when you're finished loading the van with timber. We'll need a forklift to load the shelves in the warehouse with these pallets of books.
2. To burden something with an excessive amount of something else. Often used in passive constructions. The director loaded the film with so much symbolism that it's hard to figure out what is supposed to be taken literally. Snack cakes like these are loaded with calories.
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load something with something

to burden something with something; to put a lot of something onto or into something. Load this box with all the clothing you can get into it. Don't load these drawers with so much stuff.
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References in classic literature ?
And I've forgotten where I hid the powder and shot to load it with. But if you'll wait a short time I'll try to hunt them up."
Of course, if you think you will need your shotgun right now, and can assure yourself of being clear-headed and fully alert when you grab it, fully load it with the safety on.