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KK Pronunciation

〔 tʃɑrdʒ 〕


〔 tʃɑːdʒ 〕

Overview of noun charge

The noun charge has 15 senses

  • charge -- (an impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge")

  • charge, complaint -- ((criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny")

  • charge -- (the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge")

  • charge, electric 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")

  • care, charge, tutelage, guardianship -- (attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard")

  • mission, charge, commission -- (a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message")

  • charge -- (a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street")

  • charge -- (financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate")

  • cathexis, 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")

  • bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick -- (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")

  • charge, billing -- (request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month")

  • commission, charge, direction -- (a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury")

  • accusation, charge -- (an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving")

  • charge, bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing -- (heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield)

  • charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge -- (a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains")

Overview of verb charge

The verb charge has 25 senses

  • charge, bear down -- (to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork")

  • charge, accuse -- (blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference")

  • charge, bill -- (demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights")

  • tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck -- (move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")

  • appoint, charge -- (assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance")

  • charge, lodge, file -- (file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife")

  • charge -- (make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased")

  • charge -- (fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay")

  • charge -- (enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15")

  • commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge -- (cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison")

  • consign, charge -- (give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage")

  • 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?")

  • charge -- (lie down on command, of hunting dogs)

  • agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up -- (cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks")

  • charge -- (place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners")

  • load, charge -- (provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera")

  • charge, level, point -- (direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me")

  • charge, saddle, burden -- (impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend")

  • charge -- (instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence)

  • charge -- (instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem")

  • blame, charge -- (attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience")

  • charge -- (set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage")

  • charge -- (cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor")

  • charge -- (energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery")

  • charge -- (saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety")