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charge

 (chärj)
v. charged, charg·ing, charg·es
v.tr.
1.
a. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on: charged him with the task of watching the young swimmers.
b. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command: charged her not to reveal the source of information.
c. Law To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
2. To set or ask (a given amount) as a price: charges ten dollars for a haircut.
3. To hold financially liable; demand payment from: charged her for the balance due.
4. To purchase on credit: paid cash for the stockings but charged the new coat.
5.
a. To load to capacity; fill: charge a furnace with coal.
b. To load (a gun or other firearm) with a quantity of explosive: charged the musket with powder.
c. To pervade or fill, as with a feeling or quality: The atmosphere was charged with tension.
6.
a. To make a claim of wrongdoing against; accuse or blame: The prosecutors charged him with car theft. Critics charged the writer with a lack of originality.
b. To put the blame for; attribute or impute: charged the accident to the driver's inexperience.
7. To rush against in an attack: The troops charged the enemy line.
8.
a. Basketball To bump or run into (a defender) illegally while in possession of the ball or having just made a pass or shot.
b. Sports To bump (an opponent) so as to knock off balance or gain control of the ball, as in soccer.
c. Sports To body-check (an opponent) illegally, from behind or after taking more than two strides, especially in ice hockey.
9. Electricity
a. To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
b. To energize (a storage battery) by passing current through it in the direction opposite to discharge.
10. To excite; rouse: a speaker who knows how to charge up a crowd.
11. To direct or put (a weapon) into position for use; level or direct.
12. Heraldry To place a charge on (an escutcheon).
v.intr.
1.
a. To rush forward in an attack: The dog charged at the intruder.
b. To rush forward; run: children charging around the house.
2. To demand or ask payment: did not charge for the second cup of coffee.
3. To make a purchase or purchases on credit.
4. Accounting To consider or record as a loss. Often used with off.
5. To become energized: The battery is still charging.
n.
1.
a. Expense; cost: added to the bill a charge for replacing the thermostat.
b. The price asked for something: What's the charge for a new tire?
c. A debt or an entry in an account recording a debt: Are you paying cash or is this a charge?
d. A financial burden, such as a tax or lien.
2.
a. A weight or burden; a load: a freighter relieved of its charge of cargo.
b. The quantity that a container or apparatus can hold.
3. A quantity of explosive to be set off at one time.
4.
a. An assigned duty or task; a responsibility: The commission's charge was to determine the facts.
b. Care; custody: a child put in my charge.
c. Supervision; management: the scientist who had overall charge of the research project. See Synonyms at care.
d. One that is entrusted to another's care or management: the baby sitter's three young charges.
5.
a. An order, command, or injunction.
b. Instruction given by a judge to a jury about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
6. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation: a charge of murder; pleaded not guilty to the charges.
7.
a. A rushing, forceful attack: repelled the charge of enemy troops; the charge of a herd of elephants.
b. The command to attack: The bugler sounded the charge.
8. Symbol q Physics
a. The intrinsic property of matter responsible for all electric phenomena, in particular for the electromagnetic force, occurring in two forms arbitrarily designated negative and positive.
b. The net measure of this property possessed by a body or contained in a bounded region of space. Also called electric charge.
9. Physics
10. Informal A feeling of pleasant excitement; a thrill: got a real charge out of the movie.
11. Heraldry A figure or device represented on the field of an escutcheon.
Idioms:
in charge
1. In a position of leadership or supervision: the security agent in charge at the airport.
2. Chiefly British Under arrest.
in charge of
Having control over or responsibility for: You're in charge of making the salad.

[Middle English chargen, to load, from Old French chargier, from Late Latin carricāre, from Latin carrus, Gallic type of wagon, of Celtic origin; see kers- in Indo-European roots.]

charge

(tʃɑːdʒ)
vb
1. to set or demand (a price): he charges too much for his services.
2. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (tr) to hold financially liable; enter a debit against
3. (Accounting & Book-keeping) (tr) to enter or record as an obligation against a person or his or her account
4. (Law) (tr) to accuse or impute a fault to (a person, etc), as formally in a court of law
5. (tr) to command; place a burden upon or assign responsibility to: I was charged to take the message to headquarters.
6. to make a rush at or sudden attack upon (a person or thing)
7. (tr) to fill (a receptacle) with the proper or appropriate quantity
8. (Electrical Engineering) (often foll by up) to cause (an accumulator, capacitor, etc) to take or store electricity or (of an accumulator) to have electricity fed into it
9. (General Physics) to fill or suffuse or to be filled or suffused with matter by dispersion, solution, or absorption: to charge water with carbon dioxide.
10. (tr) to fill or suffuse with feeling, emotion, etc: the atmosphere was charged with excitement.
11. (Law) (tr) law (of a judge) to address (a jury) authoritatively
12. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (tr) to load (a firearm)
13. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (tr) to aim (a weapon) in position ready for use
14. (Heraldry) (tr) heraldry to paint (a shield, banner, etc) with a charge
15. (Hunting) (intr) (of hunting dogs) to lie down at command
n
16. (Commerce) a price charged for some article or service; cost
17. (Accounting & Book-keeping) a financial liability, such as a tax
18. (Accounting & Book-keeping) a debt or a book entry recording it
19. (Law) an accusation or allegation, such as a formal accusation of a crime in law
20.
a. an onrush, attack, or assault
b. the call to such an attack in battle
21. custody or guardianship
22. a person or thing committed to someone's care
23. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery)
a. a cartridge or shell
b. the explosive required to discharge a firearm or other weapon
c. an amount of explosive material to be detonated at any one time
24. the quantity of anything that a receptacle is intended to hold
25. (General Physics) physics
a. the attribute of matter by which it responds to electromagnetic forces responsible for all electrical phenomena, existing in two forms to which the signs negative and positive are arbitrarily assigned
b. a similar property of a body or system determined by the extent to which it contains an excess or deficiency of electrons
c. a quantity of electricity determined by the product of an electric current and the time for which it flows, measured in coulombs
d. the total amount of electricity stored in a capacitor
e. the total amount of electricity held in an accumulator, usually measured in ampere-hours. Symbol: q or Q
26. a load or burden
27. a duty or responsibility; control
28. a command, injunction, or order
29. slang a thrill
30. (Law) law the address made by a judge to the jury at the conclusion of the evidence
31. (Heraldry) heraldry a design, device, or image depicted on heraldic arms: a charge of three lions.
32. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) the solid propellant used in rockets, sometimes including the inhibitor
33. in charge in command
34. in charge of
a. having responsibility for
b. US under the care of
[C13: from Old French chargier to load, from Late Latin carricāre; see carry]

charge

(tʃɑrdʒ)

v. charged, charg•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to impose or ask as a price or fee.
2. to ask a price or fee of (someone): Did he charge you for it?
3. to defer payment for (a purchase) until a bill is rendered by the creditor: to charge a coat.
4. to hold liable for payment; enter a debit against.
5. to attack by rushing violently against: The cavalry charged the enemy.
6. to accuse formally or explicitly (usu. fol. by with): They charged her with theft.
7. to instruct authoritatively, as a judge does a jury.
8. to lay a command or injunction upon.
9. to fill or refill so as to make ready for use: to charge a musket.
10. to supply with a quantity of electric charge or electrical energy: to charge a battery.
11. to suffuse, as with emotion: The air was charged with excitement.
12. to fill (air, water, etc.) with foreign matter in a state of diffusion or solution.
13. to load (materials) into a furnace, converter, etc.
14. to load or burden (the mind, heart, etc.).
15. to put a load or burden on or in.
16. to place charges on (an escutcheon).
v.i.
17. to make an onset; rush, as to an attack.
18. to require payment: to charge for a service.
19. to place the price of a thing to one's debit.
20. (in certain sports) to run or skate into an opposing defensive player, esp. in such a way as to incur a foul.
21. charge off,
a. to write off as an expense or loss.
b. to attribute; chalk up.
22. charge up, to agitate, stimulate, or excite.
n.
23. a fee or price asked or imposed: a charge of six dollars for admission.
24. expense or cost.
25. an entry in an account of something due.
26. an impetuous onset or attack, as of soldiers.
27. a signal by bugle, drum, etc., for a military charge.
28. a duty or responsibility entrusted to one.
29. care, custody, or superintendence.
30. someone or something committed to one's care.
31. a parish or congregation committed to the spiritual care of a pastor.
32. a command or injunction.
33. an accusation: a charge of theft.
34. the instructions given by a judge to a jury concerning points of law, the weight of evidence, etc., before deliberation begins.
35. the quantity of anything that an apparatus is fitted to hold: a charge of coal for a furnace.
36. a quantity of explosive to be set off.
37.
a. the quantity of electricity in a substance.
b. the process of charging a storage battery.
38. Informal. a pleasurable thrill; kick.
39. a load or burden.
40. any distinctive figure borne on an escutcheon.
Idioms:
1. in charge, in command; having the care or supervision: Who's in charge here?
2. take charge, to assume control, care, or responsibility.
[1175–1225; Middle English < Anglo-French, Old French charg(i)er < Late Latin carricāre to load a wagon carrus wagon (see car)]
charge′less, adj.

charge

(chärj)
1. A property of all particles of matter that determines whether they are attracted to or repulsed by other particles. Charge is usually designated as positive or negative. If an atom has more protons than electrons, it has a positive charge; if it has more electrons than protons, it has a negative charge. Particles with like charges repel each other; particles with different or opposite charges attract each other.
2. The amount of electrical energy contained in an object, particle, or region of space.
Did You Know? Electric charge is a basic property of elementary particles of matter. The protons in an atom have a positive charge, while its electrons have a negative charge. In an ordinary atom, the number of protons equals the number of electrons, so the atom is electrically neutral. If an atom gains some electrons, it becomes negatively charged. If it loses some electrons, it becomes positively charged. Atoms that become charged are called ions. Every charged particle is surrounded by an electric field, the region of space in which the charge exerts a force. Because of their electric fields, particles with unlike charges attract one another, and those with like charges repel one another. Static electricity consists of charged particles at rest. Electric current consists of moving charged particles, especially electrons or ions.

charge

1. The amount of propellant required for a fixed, semi-fixed, or separate loading projectile, round or shell. It may also refer to the quantity of explosive filling contained in a bomb, mine or the like.
2. In combat engineering, a quantity of explosive, prepared for demolition purposes.

Charge

 a load, burden, or weight; a quantity of ammunition powder for the firing of a gun; metallic ore to fill a furnace; a mental or moral load. See also burden, trust.
Examples: charge of curates—Bk. of St. Albans, 1486; of electricity, 1782; of gunpowder, 1653; of intelligence, 1713; of lead ore, 1858; of money, 1653; of snuff, 1712; of shot, 1863; of taxis—Lipton, 1970.

accuse

charge
1. 'accuse'

If you accuse someone of doing something wrong, you say that they did it.

He accused them of drinking beer while driving.
He is accused of killing ten young women.

Be Careful!
Don't say that you accuse someone 'for' doing something wrong.

2. 'charge'

When the police charge someone with committing a crime, they formally accuse them of it.

He was arrested and charged with committing a variety of offences.

charge


Past participle: charged
Gerund: charging

Imperative
charge
charge
Present
I charge
you charge
he/she/it charges
we charge
you charge
they charge
Preterite
I charged
you charged
he/she/it charged
we charged
you charged
they charged
Present Continuous
I am charging
you are charging
he/she/it is charging
we are charging
you are charging
they are charging
Present Perfect
I have charged
you have charged
he/she/it has charged
we have charged
you have charged
they have charged
Past Continuous
I was charging
you were charging
he/she/it was charging
we were charging
you were charging
they were charging
Past Perfect
I had charged
you had charged
he/she/it had charged
we had charged
you had charged
they had charged
Future
I will charge
you will charge
he/she/it will charge
we will charge
you will charge
they will charge
Future Perfect
I will have charged
you will have charged
he/she/it will have charged
we will have charged
you will have charged
they will have charged
Future Continuous
I will be charging
you will be charging
he/she/it will be charging
we will be charging
you will be charging
they will be charging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been charging
you have been charging
he/she/it has been charging
we have been charging
you have been charging
they have been charging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been charging
you will have been charging
he/she/it will have been charging
we will have been charging
you will have been charging
they will have been charging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been charging
you had been charging
he/she/it had been charging
we had been charging
you had been charging
they had been charging
Conditional
I would charge
you would charge
he/she/it would charge
we would charge
you would charge
they would charge
Past Conditional
I would have charged
you would have charged
he/she/it would have charged
we would have charged
you would have charged
they would have charged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.charge - an impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
attack, onrush, onset, onslaught - (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
countercharge - a retaliatory charge
2.charge - (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
criminal law - the body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
pleading - (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
accusal, accusation - a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
bill of indictment, indictment - a formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
3.charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
cost - the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
carrying charge - charge made for carrying an account or for merchandise sold on an installment plan
depreciation charge - an amount periodically charged to expense or against revenue in compensation for depreciation of property
undercharge - a price that is too low
overcharge - a price that is too high
fare, transportation - the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
fixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs - a periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
agio, agiotage, exchange premium, premium - a fee charged for exchanging currencies
demurrage - a charge required as compensation for the delay of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure
installation charge - the charge for installing something
porterage - the charge for carrying burdens by porters
postage - the charge for mailing something
poundage - a charge based on weight measured in pounds
charge per unit, rate - amount of a charge or payment relative to some basis; "a 10-minute phone call at that rate would cost $5"
water-rate - rate per quarter for water from a public supply
surcharge - an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)
service charge, service fee - a percentage of a bill (as at a hotel or restaurant) added in payment for service
stowage - the charge for stowing goods
tankage - the charge for storing something in tanks
4.charge - the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electronscharge - 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"
electrostatic charge - the electric charge at rest on the surface of an insulated body (which establishes and adjacent electrostatic field)
positive charge - having a deficiency of electrons; having a higher electric potential
negative charge - having a surplus of electrons; having a lower electric potential
electrical phenomenon - a physical phenomenon involving electricity
5.charge - attention and management implying responsibility for safetycharge - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
protection - the activity of protecting someone or something; "the witnesses demanded police protection"
due care, ordinary care, reasonable care - the care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances; the standard for determining legal duty
foster care - supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home
great care - more attention and consideration than is normally bestowed by prudent persons; "the pilot exercised great care in landing"
providence - the guardianship and control exercised by a deity; "divine providence"
slight care - such care as a careless or inattentive person would exercise
6.charge - a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
assignment, duty assignment - a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces); "hazardous duty"
fool's errand - a fruitless mission
mission impossible - an extremely dangerous or difficult mission
martyr operation, sacrifice operation, suicide mission - killing or injuring others while annihilating yourself; usually accomplished with a bomb
7.charge - a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street"
dependant, dependent - a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
8.charge - financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
levy - a charge imposed and collected
revenue enhancement, tax, taxation - charge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
liabilities - anything that is owed to someone else
incumbrance, encumbrance - a charge against property (as a lien or mortgage)
assessment - an amount determined as payable; "the assessment for repairs outraged the club's membership"
9.charge - (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"
depth psychology, psychoanalysis, analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
libidinal energy - (psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido
10.charge - the swift release of a store of affective forcecharge - the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"
excitement, exhilaration - the feeling of lively and cheerful joy; "he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed"
11.charge - request for payment of a debtcharge - request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
asking, request - the verbal act of requesting
presentment - a document that must be accepted and paid by another person
12.charge - a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"
bid, bidding, command, dictation - an authoritative direction or instruction to do something
misdirection - an incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge
13.charge - an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offencecharge - an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
assertion, asseveration, averment - a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
countercharge - a charge brought by an accused person against the accuser
14.charge - heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shieldcharge - heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
annulet, roundel - (heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle; "a hollow roundel"
chevron - an inverted V-shaped charge
fleur-de-lys, fleur-de-lis - (heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
heraldry - emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
ordinary - (heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields
15.charge - a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
explosive - a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
shot - an explosive charge used in blasting
undercharge - an insufficient charge
rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellent - an explosive charge that propels a rocket
Verb1.charge - to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battlecharge - to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
rush - attack suddenly
2.charge - blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference"
blame, fault - put or pin the blame on
accuse, criminate, incriminate, impeach - bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse"
asperse, besmirch, calumniate, defame, slander, smirch, denigrate, sully, smear - charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone; "The journalists have defamed me!" "The article in the paper sullied my reputation"
indict - accuse formally of a crime
3.charge - demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
account, calculate - keep an account of
levy, impose - impose and collect; "levy a fine"
tithe - exact a tithe from; "The church was tithed"
assess - charge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
undercharge - charge (someone) too little money
surcharge - charge an extra fee, as for a special service
invoice - send an bill to; "She invoiced the company for her expenses"
charge - enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
4.charge - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it, belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hasten - move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street"
dash, scoot, scud, dart, flash, shoot - run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
rip - move precipitously or violently; "The tornado ripped along the coast"
5.charge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation tocharge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
assign, delegate, designate, depute - give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
depute, deputise, deputize - appoint as a substitute
name, nominate, make - charge with a function; charge to be; "She was named Head of the Committee"; "She was made president of the club"
authorise, empower, authorize - give or delegate power or authority to; "She authorized her assistant to sign the papers"
accredit - provide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
create - invest with a new title, office, or rank; "Create one a peer"
6.charge - file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
accuse, criminate, incriminate, impeach - bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse"
impeach - charge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office; "The President was impeached"
7.charge - make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
claim - assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar"
tax - make a charge against or accuse; "They taxed him failure to appear in court"
complain - make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge; "The plaintiff's lawyer complained that he defendant had physically abused his client"
8.charge - fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
charge - saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
burden, burthen, weight, weight down - weight down with a load
freight - load with goods for transportation
discharge - remove the charge from
9.charge - enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
debit - enter as debit
bill, charge - demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
10.charge - cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
transfer - move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital"
hospitalise, hospitalize - admit into a hospital; "Mother had to be hospitalized because her blood pressure was too high"
11.charge - give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
pledge - give as a guarantee; "I pledge my honor"
hock, pawn, soak - leave as a guarantee in return for money; "pawn your grandfather's gold watch"
check - hand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping; "Check your coat at the door"
check - consign for shipment on a vehicle; "check your luggage before boarding"
entrust, intrust, confide, commit, trust - confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God"
12.charge - 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?"
pay - give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please"
pay cash - pay (for something) with cash
13.charge - lie down on command, of hunting dogs
lie down, lie - assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better"
14.charge - cause to be agitated, excited, or rousedcharge - cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
hype up, psych up - get excited or stimulated; "The children were all psyched up after the movie"
disturb, trouble, upset - move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought"
bother - make nervous or agitated; "The mere thought of her bothered him and made his heart beat faster"
pother - make upset or troubled
electrify - excite suddenly and intensely; "The news electrified us"
15.charge - place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
artistic creation, artistic production, art - the creation of beautiful or significant things; "art does not need to be innovative to be good"; "I was never any good at art"; "he said that architecture is the art of wasting space beautifully"
paint - make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden"
16.charge - provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
recharge, reload - load anew; "She reloaded the gun carefully"
17.charge - direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
aim, take aim, train, direct, take - point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent"
point - be positionable in a specified manner; "The gun points with ease"
18.charge - impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
overburden - burden with too much work or responsibility
bear down - exert a force or cause a strain upon; "This tax bears down on the lower middle class"
flood out, overwhelm, deluge - charge someone with too many tasks
command, require - make someone do something
adjure - command solemnly
19.charge - instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
instruct - give instructions or directions for some task; "She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation"
20.charge - instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
instruct - give instructions or directions for some task; "She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation"
21.charge - attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
ascribe, attribute, impute, assign - attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats"
22.charge - set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
set, determine - fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"
23.charge - cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
charge - energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
24.charge - energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
charge - cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
recharge - charge anew; "recharge a battery"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
25.charge - saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
impregnate, saturate - infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol"
charge - fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"

charge

verb
1. ask for, set, bill, impose, levy, invoice The majority of traders charged a fair price.
2. accuse, indict, impeach, incriminate, arraign They have all the evidence required to charge him.
accuse clear, pardon, acquit, exonerate, absolve
3. attack, assault, assail Our general ordered us to charge the enemy.
attack withdraw, retreat, back off
4. rush, storm, stampede He charged into the room.
5. fill, load, instil, suffuse, lade a performance that was charged with energy
6. (Formal) command, order, demand, require, bid, instruct, entrust, exhort, enjoin Jesus charged his disciples to preach the gospel.
noun
1. price, rate, cost, amount, payment, expense, toll, expenditure, outlay, damage (informal) We can arrange this for a small charge.
2. accusation, allegation, indictment, imputation They appeared at court to deny charges of murder.
accusation clearance, pardon, reprieve, acquittal, absolution, exoneration
3. care, trust, responsibility, custody, safekeeping I have been given charge of this class.
4. duty, office, concern, responsibility, remit I did not consider it any part of my charge to come up with marketing ideas.
5. ward, pupil, protégé, dependant The coach tried to get his charges motivated.
6. attack, rush, assault, onset, onslaught, stampede, sortie He led the bayonet charge from the front.
attack withdrawal, retreat

charge

verb
1. To be morally bound to do:
2. To place a trust upon:
3. To make or become full; put as much into as can be held:
4. To place a burden or heavy load on:
5. To cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone:
6. To put (explosive material) into a weapon:
7. To give orders to:
8. To make an accusation against:
9. To regard as belonging to or resulting from another:
noun
1. An amount paid or to be paid for a purchase:
Informal: tab.
2. A fixed amount of money charged for a privilege or service:
3. A quantity of explosive put into a weapon:
4. An act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion:
5. A person who relies on another for support:
6. The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing:
7. The state of being detained by legal authority:
8. An authoritative indication to be obeyed:
9. A charging of someone with a misdeed:
10. A swift advance or attack:
Translations
تُهْمَةتُهْمَه، إتِّهامحَشْوَه، عُبُوَّةُ مَسْحوقِ البارودرَسْمرِعايَه، عُهْدَه، عِنايَه
nábojpoplatekpověřitnabítpřipsat
angrebladningtakstanklageoplade
syytössyyttäävarausveloittaaveloitus
naplatitinaponnapunitioptužbaoptužiti
felszámítfeltöltmegbízmegterhelrábízott
áhlaupákæragera ábyrgan fyrirgera áhlauphlaîa
充電充電する告訴告訴する料金
...에게 (대금을) 부과하다고발고발하다요금전하
apkaltintiglobotinisimti vadovautiįpareigotikaltinimas
aizbilstamaisapsūdzētapsūdzībacenadrāzties
napastiobtožbaobtožitiplačilozaračunati
anklagaanklagelseavgiftladdaladdning
เรียกเก็บเงินข้อกล่าวหาค่าใช้จ่ายประจุไฟฟ้าฟ้องร้อง
buộc tộigiá tiềnnạp điệnsự nạp điệntính giá

charge

[tʃɑːdʒ]
A. NOUN
1. (= accusation) (Jur) → cargo m, acusación f (fig) → acusación f
the charges were droppedretiraron los cargos or la acusación
what is the charge?¿de qué se me acusa?
the charge was murderlo acusaron de asesinato
to lay o.s. open to the charge ofexponerse a que le acusen de ...
to bring a charge against sbformular or presentar cargos contra algn
he will appear in court on a charge of murder or murder chargecomparecerá ante el tribunal acusado de asesinato
he was arrested on a charge of murder or murder chargelo detuvieron bajo acusación de asesinato
see also press B9
2. (Mil)
to put sb on a chargearrestar a algn
3. (= fee) → precio m; (professional) → honorarios mpl (Telec) chargestarifa fsing
charge for admissionprecio m de entrada
is there a charge?¿hay que pagar (algo)?
is there a charge for delivery?¿se paga el envío?
there's no chargees gratis
"no charge for admission"entrada gratis, entrada gratuita
extra chargerecargo m, suplemento m
free of chargegratis
interest chargescargos mpl en concepto de interés
to make a charge for (doing) sthcobrar por (hacer) algo
for a small charge, we can supplypor una pequeña cantidad, podemos proporcionarle ...
see also prescription B
see also reverse C3
see also service C
4. (US) (= charge account)
cash or charge?¿al contado o a crédito?
5. (= responsibility) I've been given charge of this classhan puesto a esta clase a mi cargo
to have charge of sb/sthhacerse cargo de algn/algo
the patients under her chargelos pacientes a su cargo
in charge the person in chargeel/la encargado/a
who is in charge here?¿quién es el encargado aquí?
look, I'm in charge here!¡oye, aquí mando yo!
in charge of to be in charge of [+ department, operation] → estar al frente or al cargo de
he's in charge of the shop when I'm outse encarga de la tienda cuando yo no estoy
it is illegal for anyone under 16 to be left in charge of young childrenes ilegal dejar a niños pequeños a cargo or al cuidado de alguien menor de 16 años
to put sb in charge of [+ department, operation] → poner a algn al frente or al cargo de; [+ ship, plane] → poner a algn al mando de
to put sb in charge of doing sthencargar a algn que haga algo
to take charge (of firm, project) → hacerse cargo (of de) he took charge of the situation at oncese hizo cargo de la situación inmediatamente
will you take charge of the situation while I'm away?¿te puedes hacer cargo de la situación mientras no esté yo?
6. (= person) the teacher and her chargesla maestra y los alumnos a su cargo
the nurse and her chargesla enfermera y los enfermos a su cargo
7. (electrical) → carga f
there is no charge left in the batteryla batería está descargada
to get a charge out of sth I got a big charge out of working with the Philharmonic Orchestradisfruté muchísimo trabajando con la Orquesta Filarmónica
8. (= explosive) → carga f
9. (= attack) (by people, army) → carga f, ataque m; (by bull) → embestida f
see also sound B1
10. (= financial burden) → carga f
to be a charge onser una carga para ...
11. (Heraldry) → blasón m
B. TRANSITIVE VERB
1. (Jur) (fig) (= accuse) → acusar (with de) he was charged with stealing a carlo acusaron del robo de un coche
to find sb guilty/not guilty as chargeddeclarar a algn culpable/inocente de los delitos que se le imputan
he charged the minister with lying about the economyacusó al ministro de mentir acerca de la economía
to charge that (US) → alegar que
2. (= ask for) [+ price] → cobrar
what did they charge you for it?¿cuánto te cobraron?
what are they charging for the work?¿cuánto cobran or piden por el trabajo?
to charge 3% commissioncobrar un 3% de comisión
3. (= record as debt) to charge sth (up) to sb; charge sth (up) to sb's accountcargar algo en la cuenta de algn
charge it (up) to my cardcárguelo a mi tarjeta
4. (= attack) [person, army] → cargar contra, atacar; [bull etc] → embestir
5. (Elec) (also charge up) [+ battery] → cargar
6. (= order) to charge sb to do sthordenar a algn hacer or que haga algo
to charge sb with a missionconfiar una misión a algn
I am charged with the task of modernizing the companyme han encargado la tarea de modernizar la empresa
7. (US) (in library) to charge a book [reader] → rellenar la ficha del préstamo; [librarian] → registrar un libro como prestado
C. INTRANSITIVE VERB
1. (= ask for a fee) → cobrar
they'll mend it but they'll charge!lo arreglarán, pero ¡te va a salir caro!
2. (= attack) [person, army] → atacar; [bull] → embestir
charge!¡a la carga!
he charged into the roomirrumpió en la habitación
3. (Elec) (also charge up) [battery] → cargarse
leave the battery to charge (up) for a couple of hoursdeja que la batería se cargue durante un par de horas
D. COMPOUNDS charge account N (US) → cuenta f de crédito
charge card N (Brit) (Comm) → tarjeta f (de) cliente (US) (= credit card) → tarjeta f de crédito

charge

[ˈtʃɑːrdʒ]
n
(= accusation) → accusation f
to deny a charge → rejeter une accusation
(LAW)inculpation f
to be on a charge → être inculpé(e)
He's on a charge of murder → Il est inculpé de meurtre.
(= price for service) → prix m, frais mpl
Is there a charge? → Doit-on payer?
Is there a charge for delivery? → Est-ce qu'il y a des frais de livraison?
free of charge → gratuit(e)
there's no charge → c'est gratuit
extra charge → supplément m
at no extra charge → sans supplément
to make no charge for sth → ne pas facturer qch bank charges, labour charges
[gun, battery] → charge f
(= attack) → charge f
to mount a charge → charger
(= control) to take charge of sb → s'occuper de qn
to take charge of sth → prendre la direction de qch
in charge of → responsable de
to be in charge → être le responsable(la)
to be in charge of sb → être responsable de qn
Mrs Munday was in charge of the group → Madame Munday était responsable du groupe.
to be in charge of sth → être responsable de qch
to have charge of sb → avoir la charge de qn
to be under sb's charge → être sous la responsabilité de qn charges
npl
to reverse the charges → appeler en PCV
vt
(LAW) (= accuse) to charge sb with sth → inculper qn de qch
The police have charged him with murder → La police l'a inculpé de meurtre.
[+ gun, battery] → charger
(= attack) [+ enemy] → charger, attaquer
[+ sum] → faire payer; [+ person] → faire payer
How much do you charge? → Combien demandez-vous?
How much do you charge for this repair? → Combien demandez-vous pour cette réparation?
to be charged [person]
These young women are being charged a lot of money → On fait payer des sommes importantes à ces jeunes femmes., On exige des sommes importantes de ces jeunes femmes.
to charge sb sth [+ amount] → faire payer qch à qn
He charged me £18 → Il m'a fait payer 18 livres.
How much did he charge you? → Combien est-ce qu'il vous a fait payer?
They charged us £10 for the meal → Ils nous ont fait payer le repas 10 livres., Ils nous ont compté 10 livres pour le repas.
to charge sb rent → faire payer un loyer à qn
to charge £10 an hour → prendre dix livres de l'heure
They charge £10 an hour → Ils prennent dix livres de l'heure.
(= debit) to charge an expense to sb, to charge an expense to sb's account → mettre une dépense sur le compte de qn
Charge it to my account → Mettez-le sur mon compte.
(= instruct) to charge sb to do sth → ordonner à qn de faire qch
vi
(= attack) → charger
(= ask for payment) → faire payer
charge along
vifoncer
charge in
vientrer en trombe
charge off
vipartir en courant
charge down
vt sep [+ pitch, field] → traverser à toute allure; [+ stairs] → dévaler à toute vitesse
charge up
vt
monter à toute vitesse; [+ slope, steps] → grimper à toute vitesse
[+ battery] → charger, recharger

charge

n
(Jur: = accusation) → Anklage f(of wegen); convicted on all three chargesin allen drei Anklagepunkten für schuldig befunden; to bring a charge against somebodygegen jdn Anklage erheben, jdn unter Anklage stellen; to press charges (against somebody)(gegen jdn) Anzeige erstatten; what is the charge?wessen werde ich/wird er etc beschuldigt?; to be on a murder chargeunter Mordanklage stehen; he was arrested on a charge of murderer wurde wegen or unter Mordverdacht festgenommen; to give somebody in charge (form)jdn in polizeilichen Gewahrsam bringen (form); it was laid to his charge (form)es wurde ihm angelastet or zur Last gelegt; to be on a charge (soldier)eine Disziplinarstrafe verbüßen; to put a soldier on a chargeüber einen Soldaten eine Disziplinarstrafe verhängen, einen Soldaten verknacken (inf); you’re on a charge, Smith!das gibt eine Disziplinarstrafe, Smith!
(= attack: of soldiers, bull etc) → Angriff m; (= trumpet call)Signal nt; to sound the chargezum Angriff blasen
(= fee)Gebühr f; what’s the charge?was kostet das?; what’s your charge?was verlangen Sie?; to make a charge (of £5) for something(£ 5 für) etw berechnen or in Rechnung stellen; he made no charge for mending my watcher hat mir für die Reparatur der Uhr nichts berechnet; there’s an extra charge for deliverydie Lieferung wird zusätzlich berechnet; his charges are quite reasonableseine Preise sind ganz vernünftig; free of chargekostenlos, gratis; delivered free of chargeLieferung frei Haus
(= explosive charge)(Spreng)ladung f; (in firearm, Elec, Phys) → Ladung f; to put a battery on chargeeine Batterie aufladen; to be on chargeaufgeladen werden; it still gives me a charge (fig inf)das macht mir noch immer Spaß
(= position of responsibility)Verantwortung f(of für); to be in chargeverantwortlich sein, die Verantwortung haben; who is in charge here?wer ist hier der Verantwortliche?; look, I’m in charge herehören Sie mal zu, hier bestimme ich!; to be in charge of somethingfür etw die Verantwortung haben; of departmentetw leiten; to put somebody in charge of somethingjdm die Verantwortung für etw übertragen; of departmentjdm die Leitung von etw übertragen; while in charge of a motor vehicle (form)am Steuer eines Kraftfahrzeuges; the man in chargeder Verantwortliche, die verantwortliche Person; the children were placed in their aunt’s chargedie Kinder wurden der Obhut der Tante anvertraut; the children in or under her chargedie ihr anvertrauten Kinder; to take charge of somethingetw übernehmen; to take chargedas Kommando übernehmen; he took charge of the situationer nahm die Sache in die Hand; I’ve been given charge of this classdiese Klasse wurde mir anvertraut
(= ward) (= child)Schützling m; (of authorities)Mündel nt; (= patient)Patient(in) m(f)
(= financial burden) to be a charge on somebodyjdm zur Last fallen
vt
(→ +gen) (Jur) → anklagen; (fig)beschuldigen; to charge somebody with doing somethingjdm vorwerfen, etw getan zu haben; to find somebody guilty/not guilty as chargedjdn im Sinne der Anklage für schuldig/nicht schuldig befinden
(= attack)stürmen; troopsangreifen; (bull etc)losgehen auf (+acc); (Sport) goalkeeper, playerangehen; the forwards charged the defencedie Stürmer griffen die Deckung an
(= ask in payment)berechnen; I won’t charge you for thatdas kostet Sie nichts, ich berechne Ihnen nichts dafür
(= record as debt)in Rechnung stellen; charge it to the companystellen Sie das der Firma in Rechnung, das geht auf die Firma (inf); please charge all these purchases to my accountbitte setzen Sie diese Einkäufe auf meine Rechnung
firearmladen; (Phys, Elec) battery(auf)laden
(form: = command) to charge somebody to do somethingjdn beauftragen or anweisen (form), → etw zu tun
(form: = give as responsibility) to charge somebody with somethingjdn mit etw beauftragen
vi
(= attack)stürmen; (at people) → angreifen (at sb jdn); (bull)losgehen (at sb auf jdn); charge!vorwärts!
(inf: = rush) → rennen; he charged into a brick waller rannte gegen eine Mauer; he charged into the room/upstairser stürmte ins Zimmer/die Treppe hoch

charge

:
charge account
nKunden(kredit)konto nt
charge-cap
vt (Brit) the council was chargepeddem Stadtrat wurde ein Höchstsatz für die Kommunalsteuer auferlegt
charge-capping
n (Brit) Festlegung eines Kommunalsteuer-Höchstsatzes durch die Zentralregierung
charge card
nKundenkreditkarte f

charge

:
charge hand
nVorarbeiter(in) m(f)
charge nurse
n (Brit) → Stationsleiter(in) m(f) (im Pflegedienst)

charge

[tʃɑːdʒ]
1. n
a. (cost) → tariffa, prezzo
is there a charge? → c'è da pagare?
free of charge → gratis, gratuito/a (adv) → gratuitamente
extra charge → supplemento
labour charges → costi mpl del lavoro
b. (Law) → accusa, imputazione f
to bring a charge against sb → accusare qn, imputare qn
he was arrested on a charge of murder → fu arrestato sotto accusa di omicidio
c. (control, responsibility) the person in chargeil/la responsabile
who is in charge here? → chi è il responsabile qui?
to be in charge of → essere responsabile di or per
to take charge (of) (firm, situation) → assumere il controllo (di) (project) → incaricarsi (di)
can you take charge here? → se ne occupa lei?
to have charge of sb → aver cura di qn
these children are my charges → questi bambini sono affidati a me
d. (Mil) (attack) → carica
e. (Phys, Elec) → carica
2. vt
a. (price) → chiedere, far pagare; (customer) → far pagare a
what did they charge you for it? → quanto te l'hanno fatto pagare?
to charge an expense to sb → addebitare una spesa a qn
charge it to my account → lo metta or addebiti sul mio conto
b. (Law) to charge sb (with)accusare qn (di)
c. (gun, battery) → caricare
d. (Mil) (attack) → caricare
3. vi (Mil) → caricare (fam) (rush) → precipitarsi, lanciarsi
to charge in/out → precipitarsi dentro/fuori
to charge up/down the stairs → lanciarsi su/giù per le scale

charge

(tʃaːdʒ) verb
1. to ask as the price (for something). They charge 50 cents for a pint of milk, but they don't charge for delivery.
2. to make a note of (a sum of money) as being owed. Charge the bill to my account.
3. (with with) to accuse (of something illegal). He was charged with theft.
4. to attack by moving quickly (towards). We charged (towards) the enemy on horseback.
5. to rush. The children charged down the hill.
6. to make or become filled with electricity. Please charge my car battery.
7. to make (a person) responsible for (a task etc). He was charged with seeing that everything went well.
noun
1. a price or fee. What is the charge for a telephone call?
2. something with which a person is accused. He faces three charges of murder.
3. an attack made by moving quickly. the charge of the Light Brigade.
4. the electricity in something. a positive or negative charge.
5. someone one takes care of. These children are my charges.
6. a quantity of gunpowder. Put the charge in place and light the fuse.
ˈcharger noun
formerly, a horse used in battle.
in charge of
responsible for. I'm in charge of thirty men.
in someone's charge
in the care of someone. You can leave the children in his charge.
take charge
1. (with of) to begin to control, organize etc. The department was in chaos until he took charge (of it).
2. (with of) to take into one's care. The policeman took charge of the gun.

charge

تُهْمَة, رَسْم, شَحْن, يَتَّهِمُ, يَشْحَنُ, يَطْلُبُ ثَمَناً nabít, náboj, naúčtovat, obžaloba, obžalovat, poplatek anklage, debitere, ladning, oplade, takst anklagen, aufladen, berechnen, Beschuldigung, Gebühr, Ladung κατηγορία, κατηγορώ, φορτίζω, φόρτιση, χρεώνω, χρέωση acusar, carga, cargar, cargo, cobrar, cobro, precio ladata, lataus, maksu, syytös, syyttää, veloittaa accusation, accuser, charge, charger, coût, facturer naplatiti, napon, napuniti, optužba, optužiti, trošak accusa, accusare, addebitare, caricare, carico, costo 充電, 充電する, 告訴, 告訴する, 料金, 請求する ...에게 (대금을) 부과하다, 고발, 고발하다, 요금, 전하, 충전하다 in rekening brengen, in staat van beschuldiging stellen, lading, opladen, prijs, telastlegging anklage, avgift, forlange, lade, ladning ładunek, naładować, opłata, oskarżenie, oskarżyć, pobrać opłatę acusação, acusar, carga eléctrica, carga elétrica, carregar, cobrar, tarifa выставить счет, заряд, заряжать, обвинение, обвинять, цена anklaga, anklagelse, avgift, debitera, ladda, laddning เรียกเก็บเงิน, ข้อกล่าวหา, ค่าใช้จ่าย, ประจุไฟฟ้า, ฟ้องร้อง, อัดไฟ fiyat biçmek, şarj, şarj etmek, suçlama, suçlamak buộc tội, giá tiền, nạp điện, sự nạp điện, tính giá, tội bị cáo buộc 充电, 指控, 收费, 负荷, 费用

charge

n. costo;
vt. cobrar.

charge

n (frec. pl) precio, costo, coste m (esp. Esp); vt, vi cobrar
References in classic literature ?
It won't hurt him, so remember, I leave him in your charge, to plague, pet, and keep in order.
In their feeling for the boys under their charge such men are not unlike the finer sort of women in their love of men.
It might be, as the man had said, that he was a professional tour conductor, like those who have charge of Egyptian donkey-boys and guides.
The first-cabin passengers, who made up a purse for the woman, took an embarrassing interest in Otto, and often enquired of him about his charge.
He had been unwilling to go to bed and had made a scene; whereupon she had taken charge of him and pacified him as well as she could.
This appalling declaration, which the scout uttered with the cool assurance of a man who fully comprehended, while he did not fear to face the danger, served to remind Heyward of the importance of the charge with which he himself had been intrusted.
They tried to withdraw the charge, but he'd been committed.
That engineer will be down here to take charge as soon as the six o'clock stage comes in.
In truth he had virtually pleaded guilty to the charge, by scarcely aiming at such success as other men seek, and by taking only that humble and modest part in the intercourse of life which belongs to the alleged deficiency.
Thus, on taking charge off my department, I found few but aged men.
Fill to this mark, and your charge is but a penny; to this a penny more; and so on to the full glass --the Cape Horn measure, which you may gulp down for a shilling.
I should like to conclude the chapter with the above appeal, but cannot, owing to my anxiety to repel a charge often made against whalemen, and which, in the estimation of some already biased minds, might be considered as indirectly substantiated by what has been said of the Frenchman's two whales.