Meaning of “offload” in the English Dictionary

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"offload" in Business English

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offloadverb [ T ]

uk /ˌɒfˈləʊd/ us /ˈɒfˌloʊd/

to manage to sell or give something that you do not want to someone else:

It's difficult to offload a property that has faults.

TRANSPORT to take goods off a vehicle:

offload sth from/onto sth It has taken them a long time to offload the stock from the boats.
offload sth onto sth Ships offload cargo onto smaller boats for delivery to the sites.

(Definition of “offload” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)