undercharge


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un·der·charge

 (ŭn′dər-chärj′)
tr.v. un·der·charged, un·der·charg·ing, un·der·charg·es
1. To charge (a customer, for example) less than is customary or required.
2. To load (a firearm) with an insufficient charge.
n. (ŭn′dər-chärj′)
An insufficient or improper charge.

undercharge

(ˌʌndəˈtʃɑːdʒ)
vb
1. (Commerce) to charge too little (for)
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) (tr) to load (a gun, cannon, etc,) with an inadequate charge
n
(Commerce) an insufficient charge

un•der•charge

(v. ˌʌn dərˈtʃɑrdʒ; n. ˈʌn dərˌtʃɑrdʒ)

v. -charged, -charg•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to charge (a purchaser) less than the proper or fair price.
n.
2. a charge or price less than is proper or customary.

undercharge


Past participle: undercharged
Gerund: undercharging

Imperative
undercharge
undercharge
Present
I undercharge
you undercharge
he/she/it undercharges
we undercharge
you undercharge
they undercharge
Preterite
I undercharged
you undercharged
he/she/it undercharged
we undercharged
you undercharged
they undercharged
Present Continuous
I am undercharging
you are undercharging
he/she/it is undercharging
we are undercharging
you are undercharging
they are undercharging
Present Perfect
I have undercharged
you have undercharged
he/she/it has undercharged
we have undercharged
you have undercharged
they have undercharged
Past Continuous
I was undercharging
you were undercharging
he/she/it was undercharging
we were undercharging
you were undercharging
they were undercharging
Past Perfect
I had undercharged
you had undercharged
he/she/it had undercharged
we had undercharged
you had undercharged
they had undercharged
Future
I will undercharge
you will undercharge
he/she/it will undercharge
we will undercharge
you will undercharge
they will undercharge
Future Perfect
I will have undercharged
you will have undercharged
he/she/it will have undercharged
we will have undercharged
you will have undercharged
they will have undercharged
Future Continuous
I will be undercharging
you will be undercharging
he/she/it will be undercharging
we will be undercharging
you will be undercharging
they will be undercharging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been undercharging
you have been undercharging
he/she/it has been undercharging
we have been undercharging
you have been undercharging
they have been undercharging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been undercharging
you will have been undercharging
he/she/it will have been undercharging
we will have been undercharging
you will have been undercharging
they will have been undercharging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been undercharging
you had been undercharging
he/she/it had been undercharging
we had been undercharging
you had been undercharging
they had been undercharging
Conditional
I would undercharge
you would undercharge
he/she/it would undercharge
we would undercharge
you would undercharge
they would undercharge
Past Conditional
I would have undercharged
you would have undercharged
he/she/it would have undercharged
we would have undercharged
you would have undercharged
they would have undercharged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.undercharge - a price that is too lowundercharge - a price that is too low    
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
2.undercharge - an insufficient chargeundercharge - an insufficient charge    
burster, bursting charge, explosive charge, charge - a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
Verb1.undercharge - charge (someone) too little moneyundercharge - charge (someone) too little money  
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"
fleece, gazump, overcharge, plume, rob, soak, surcharge, hook, pluck - rip off; ask an unreasonable price
Translations

undercharge

[ˈʌndəˈtʃɑːdʒ] VTcobrar de menos a
he undercharged me by £2me cobró 2 libras de menos

undercharge

[ˌʌndərˈtʃɑːrdʒ] vtsous-facturer
to undercharge sb for sth → sous-facturer qch à qn

undercharge

[ˌʌndəˈtʃɑːdʒ] vtfar pagare di meno a
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