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unburden (v.)

1530s, "to unload" (transitive), from un- (2) "reverse of" + burden (v.). Similar formation in German entbürden. Reflexive sense is recorded from 1580s. Related: Unburdened; unburdening.

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Definitions of unburden from WordNet

unburden (v.)
free or relieve (someone) of a burden;
unburden (v.)
take the burden off; remove the burden from;
unburden the donkey
Synonyms: disburden
From wordnet.princeton.edu