fraught definition

  • adjective:
    • filled up with a specified factor or elements; recharged: an incident fraught with danger; a night fraught with high crisis.
    • Marked by or causing stress; emotional: "a free account of a fraught mother-daughter relationship” ( Francesca Simon).
    • Laden.
    • Furnished, prepared.
    • Loaded-up, recharged or accompanied.
    • Distressed.
    • Freighted; laden; filled; saved; recharged.
    • full of or attended with
    • marked by stress
  • noun:
    • Scots Freight; cargo.
    • The hire of a ship or vessel to move cargo.
    • cash paid to engage a ship or motorboat to transport cargo; freight
    • The transportation of products, particularly in a ship or vessel.
    • A ship's cargo, lading or freight.
    • lots; a burden.
    • Two bucketfuls (of water).
    • A freight; a cargo.
    • a lot; cargo; freight (of a ship).
    • The sum taken care of the transportation of a lot or cargo. Compare fraught-money.
  • verb:
    • To load (a ship, cargo etc.).
  • verb-transitive:
    • To freight; to load; to burden; to fill; to crowd.
  • others:
    • To lade; load; cargo (a ship).
    • Figuratively, to fill; store; cost.
    • to create or make up the cargo of a vessel; represent a vessel's cargo or cargo.
    • Freighted; laden; filled; charged; replete: chiefly in figurative use: because, a vessel richly fraught with products from Asia; a scheme fraught with mischief.

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