Offload

Noun

  • (rugby) The act of passing the ball to a team mate when tackled.
  • The act of offloading something, or diverting it elsewhere.

Verb

  • (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.
  • (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."

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