1. time available for ease and relaxation

    Synonyms : leisure time
    Type Of : time off
    Examples :
    • his job left him little leisure
  2. freedom to choose a pastime or enjoyable activity

    Type Of : ease, relaxation, repose, rest
    Examples :
    • he lacked the leisure for golf


  1. the deliberate act of deviating from the truth

    Synonyms : fabrication, prevarication
    Type Of : falsification, misrepresentation


  1. remove with or as if with a ladle

    Synonyms : lade, ladle
    Type Of : take, take away, withdraw, remove
  2. filled with a great quantity

    Synonyms : ladened, loaded
    Examples :
    • table laden with food
    • `ladened' is not current usage
  3. burdened psychologically or mentally

    Synonyms : oppressed
    Examples :
    • laden with grief
  4. fill or place a load on

    Synonyms : lade, load, load up
    Type Of : fill up, fill, make full


  1. any projection that is thought to resemble a human arm

    Synonyms : arm, branch
    Type Of : projection
  2. any of the main branches arising from the trunk or a bough of a tree

    Synonyms : tree branch
    Type Of : branch
  3. (astronomy) the circumferential edge of the apparent disc of the sun or the moon or a planet

    Type Of : border, edge
  4. either of the two halves of a bow from handle to tip

    Type Of : part, portion
    Examples :
    • the upper limb of the bow
  5. one of the jointed appendages of an animal used for locomotion or grasping: arm; leg; wing; flipper

    Type Of : appendage, extremity, member
  6. the graduated arc that is attached to an instrument for measuring angles

    Type Of : arc
    Examples :
    • the limb of the sextant