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Verb: charge chaa(r)j
- To make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
"he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork";
- bear down
- Blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehaviour against
"he charged the director with indifference";
- Demand payment
"Will I get charged for this service?";
- Move quickly and violently
"He came charging into my office";
- tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, bomb [Brit], scream
- Assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
"She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance";
- Place a formal charge against
"The suspect was charged with murdering his wife";
- lodge, file
- Make an accusatory claim
"The defence attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
- Fill or load to capacity
"charge the wagon with hay"
- Enter a certain amount as a charge
"he charged me $15"
- Cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
"After the second episode, she had to be charged";
- commit, institutionalize, institutionalise [Brit], send
- Give over to another for care or safekeeping
"charge your baggage";
- Pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt
"Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?"
- Lie down on command, of hunting dogs
- Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
"The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks";
- agitate, rouse, turn on, commove, excite, charge up
- (art) place a heraldic bearing on
"charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
- Provide (a device) with something necessary
"He charged his gun carefully";
- Direct into a position for use
"He charged his weapon at me";
- level, point
- Impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
"He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend";
- saddle, burden
- (law) instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
- Instruct or command with authority
"The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
- Attribute responsibility to
"The tragedy was charged to her inexperience";
- Set or ask for a certain price
"How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
- Cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
"charge a conductor"
- Energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
"I need to charge my car battery"
"The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
- An impetuous rush toward someone or something
"the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
- (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offence
"he was arrested on a charge of larceny";
- The price charged for some article or service
"the admission charge"
- The quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
"the battery needed a fresh charge";
- electric charge
- Attention and management implying responsibility for safety
"he is in the charge of a bodyguard";
- care, tutelage, guardianship
- A special assignment that is given to a person or group
"his charge was to deliver a message";
- mission, commission
- A person committed to your care
"the teacher led her charges across the street"
- (tax) financial liabilities (such as a tax)
"the charges against the estate"
- (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea, person or object
"Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge";
- A sudden pleasurable excitement
"they got a great charge out of it";
- bang, boot, rush, flush, thrill, kick
- Request for payment of a debt
"they submitted their charges at the end of each month";
- A formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
"the judge's charge to the jury";
- commission, direction
- An assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
"the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving";
- Heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
- bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing
- A quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
"this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains";
- burster, bursting charge, explosive charge
- The official temporarily in charge of a diplomatic mission in the absence of the ambassador
Anagrams created from the word charge