- The act of offloading something, or diverting it elsewhere.
- (rugby) The act of passing the ball to a team mate when tackled.
- (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."
- (transitive) to unload
- (transitive, aviation, travel) to change a passengers' ticket status from "checked in" to "open", allowing further changes. (This applies regardless of whether the passenger has boarded the aircraft or not).
- (transitive, aviation, travel) to deny a person on a standby list due to lack of space.