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How to Pronounce burden?

Correct pronunciation for the word "burden" is [bˈɜːdən], [bˈɜːdən], [b_ˈɜː_d_ə_n].

Definition of burden

  1. To load; to encumber; to oppress. See Bear.
  2. Something borne or carried; a load; anything that is grievous, wearisome, or oppressive to bear; quantity that a ship will carry; cargo.
  3. The verse repeated in a song at the end of each verse: the chorus; that which is often repeated, or on which one dwells.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

What are similar-sounding words for burden?

What is the present tense of Burden?

  • The personal forms of the verb "burden" in the present tense are:

  • - I burden

  • - You burden

  • - He/She/It burdens

  • - We burden

  • - You burden

  • - They burden
  • What is the past tense of Burden?

  • The personal forms of the verb "burden" in the past tense are as follows:

  • 1. I burdened

  • 2. You burdened

  • 3. He/she/it burdened

  • 4. We burdened

  • 5. You burdened

  • 6. They burdened
  • What is the adverb for burden?

    The adverb form of the word "burden" is "burdensomely".

    What is the adjective for burden?

    The adjective form of the word "burden" is "burdensome".

    Usage over time for burden:

    This graph shows how "burden" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of burden?

    The plural of the "burden" can be the "burdens".

    What is the singular form of burden?

    The singular of the "burden" can be the "burden".

    Synonyms for Burden:


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