Definition of Charge in English :
Define Charge in English
Charge meaning in English
Meaning of Charge in English
Pronunciation of Charge in English
Charge pronunciation in English
Pronounce Charge in Englishsee synonyms of charge
an impetuous rush toward someone or something
Example Sentences:'the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary''the battle began with a cavalry charge'
2. charge, complaint
(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
Example Sentences:'he was arrested on a charge of larceny'
the price charged for some article or service
Example Sentences:'the admission charge'
4. charge, electric charge
the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
Example Sentences:'the battery needed a fresh charge'
attention and management implying responsibility for safety
Example Sentences:'he is in the care of a bodyguard'
a special assignment that is given to a person or group
Example Sentences:'a confidential mission to London''his charge was deliver a message'
a person committed to your care
Example Sentences:'the teacher led her charges across the street'
financial liabilities (such as a tax)
Example Sentences:'the charges against the estate'
9. cathexis, charge
(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
Example Sentences:'Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge'
the swift release of a store of affective force
Example Sentences:'they got a great bang out of it''what a boot!''he got a quick rush from injecting heroin''he does it for kicks'
11. billing, charge
request for payment of a debt
Example Sentences:'they submitted their charges at the end of each month'
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
Example Sentences:'the judge's charge to the jury'
13. accusation, charge
an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
Example Sentences:'the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving'
heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
Example Sentences:'this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains'
16. bear down, charge
to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
Example Sentences:'he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork'
17. accuse, charge
blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
Example Sentences:'he charged the director with indifference'
18. bill, charge
Example Sentences:'Will I get charged for this service?''We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights'
move quickly and violently
Example Sentences:'The car tore down the street''He came charging into my office'
20. appoint, charge
assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
Example Sentences:'He was appointed deputy manager''She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance'
file a formal charge against
Example Sentences:'The suspect was charged with murdering his wife'
make an accusatory claim
Example Sentences:'The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased'
fill or load to capacity
Example Sentences:'charge the wagon with hay'
enter a certain amount as a charge
Example Sentences:'he charged me $15'
cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
Example Sentences:'After the second episode, she had to be committed''he was committed to prison'
26. charge, consign
give over to another for care or safekeeping
Example Sentences:'consign your baggage'
pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt
Example Sentences:'Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?'
lie down on command, of hunting dogs
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
Example Sentences:'The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks'
place a heraldic bearing on
Example Sentences:'charge all weapons, shields, and banners'
31. charge, load
provide (a device) with something necessary
Example Sentences:'He loaded his gun carefully''load the camera'
direct into a position for use
Example Sentences:'point a gun''He charged his weapon at me'
impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
Example Sentences:'He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend'
instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
instruct or command with authority
Example Sentences:'The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem'
36. blame, charge
attribute responsibility to
Example Sentences:'We blamed the accident on her''The tragedy was charged to her inexperience'
set or ask for a certain price
Example Sentences:'How much do you charge for lunch?''This fellow charges $100 for a massage'
cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
Example Sentences:'charge a conductor'
energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
Example Sentences:'I need to charge my car battery'
Example Sentences:'The room was charged with tension and anxiety'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
Collins English Dictionary. Copyright © HarperCollins Publishers
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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