load-v; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: (cause to) fill, assign to or burden, add, intensify

Commentary: Syntax Is: NP1 LOAD NP2 Includes: LOAD UP, LOAD DOWN.

We loaded the gear and took off for the northern woods.
Abraham loaded the livestock onto the barge.
With hands trembling he loaded the wafers in the wafer prober.
He loaded the Griffin with the bottles and took to the sky.
She loaded up the injured, her son and his nanny, and left Berlin.
The girl's mother loaded us down with the wealth of the village.
He loaded the gun with silver bullets. Werewolves beware!
Her eyes filled up as she loaded the weapon.
He loaded the film and began to shoot.
John loaded the punch with alcohol.
Ezra Pound loaded up each line of poetry with obscure literary
To load the stakes even more, Jacobs bet his watch and the title
to his car.
Congress loaded the bill with useless provisions.

VerbNet: spray-9.7-2
FrameNet: Filling,Placing
PropBank: load.01,load.02
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 4, 5
WordNet Verb Particle Constructions, Multiword Expressions:
load_down 1
load_up 1

Sense Number 2: BASEBALL: fill up first, second and third base

DeJardin found himself battling his nerves when he loaded the
He loaded the bases again in the fourth.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: Filling
PropBank: NM

Sense Number 3: COMPUTERS: start up a saved program

He loaded the program again; it took 2 minutes.
Once the program has loaded, scroll down a bit and you'll see the link.

VerbNet: NM
FrameNet: NM
PropBank: NM
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 3