Definitions For Burden


  • Weight to be borne or conveyed
  • An onerous or difficult concern
  • The central idea that is expanded in a document or discourse
  • The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
  • To make (someone) hold or carry something heavy or accept or deal with something difficult : to put a heavy burden on (someone)


  • Impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
  • Weight down with a load

Is Burden a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Burden is worth 9 points in Scrabble and 12 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Burden in a Sentence

  • I don't wish to burden you with my problems.
  • burdened the dog with a little backpack

Synonyms for Burden

Antonyms for Burden

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