transitive verb
1. (to place an excess load on) 
No sobrecargues el protector de sobrecarga o vas a quemar un fusible.Don't overload the surge protector or you'll blow a fuse.
2. (to overwhelm) 
La profesora de matemáticas nos sobrecargó de tarea.The mathematics teacher overburdened us with homework.
El contador sobrecarga a sus empleados con tantos reportes.The accountant weighs down his employees with so many reports.
3. (to saturate) 
a. to overdo 
Creo que Marta sobrecargó la decoración de la sala de estar. Se ve abarrotada.I think Marta overdid the decoration of the living room. It looks crowded.
transitive verb
1. (con peso, trabajo) 
a. to overload 
2. (decoración) 
a. to overdo 
transitive verb
1 (con peso) [+camión] to overload; [+persona] to weigh down; overburden;de with
sobrecargar el mercado (S. Cone) to glut the market
2 (Com) to surcharge
3 (Correos) to surcharge; overprint;de with
4 (Electricidad y Eléctronica) to overload
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?