Legal Definition of Load

Meaning of Load

The portion of the offering price of shares of open-end investment companies in excess of the value of the underlying assets. Covers sales commissions and all other costs of distribution. The load is usually incurred only on purchase, there being, in most cases, no charge when the shares are sold (redeemed). (See: Investment company)

Synonyms of Load


  • burden
  • cram
  • cumber
  • fill
  • fill up
  • flood
  • freight
  • inundate
  • lade
  • make heavy
  • mass
  • onerare
  • onus imponere
  • pack
  • pile
  • put aboard
  • put goods in
  • put on board
  • saddle
  • shower upon
  • stack
  • steeve
  • store
  • stow
  • stuff
  • take on cargo
  • weigh down
  • weight

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Transport > Organisation of transport > Organisation of transport > Carriage of goods

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