Definition of Lading:

  1. The action or process of loading a ship or other vessel with cargo.

  2. Placement of cargo in its transporting vessel.

  3. Cargo carried in a transportation vessel. The receipt issued by the carrier for this cargo is called bill of lading.

Synonyms of Lading

Allocation, Assignment, Baggage, Bale, Bellyful, Bumper, Burden, Burdening, Burthen, Capacity, Cargo, Carload, Cartload, Charge, Charging, Collocation, Complement, Consignment, Cram, Crush, Cumber, Cumbrance, Deadweight, Deployment, Deposit, Deposition, Disposition, Drag, Emplacement, Encumbrance, Fill, Freight, Freightage, Full house, Full measure, Goods, Handicap, Haul, Impedimenta, Incubus, Incumbency, Jam up, Load, Loading, Localization, Locating, Location, Luggage, Millstone, Mouthful, Oppression, Overload, Overtaxing, Overweighting, Pack, Packing, Payload, Pinpointing, Placement, Placing, Positioning, Posting, Pressure, Putting, Reposition, Saddling, Shipload, Shipment, Situation, Skinful, Snootful, Spotting, Stationing, Storage, Stowage, Superincumbency, Surcharge, Taxing, Trailerload, Trainload, Truckload, Vanload

How to use Lading in a sentence?

  1. The fifth autumn was rich in golden cornstacks, rising in thick clusters among the distant hedgerows; the wharves and warehouses on the Floss were busy again, with echoes of eager voices, with hopeful lading and unlading.
  2. The boat yard was abuzz with ports docking and unloading. Other ships were busy lading in preparation for a quick departure and delivery of their goods overseas.
  3. You need to be very careful when you are lading so that none of the shipment will be damaged and cost you money.
  4. The lading process was almost over and we were all glad because that meant we could go home and spend time with our families.

Meaning of Lading & Lading Definition