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1. charge (noun)
a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
2. charge (noun)
attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
3. charge (noun)
a impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler''s charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
4. charge (noun)
a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
5. charge (noun)
heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
6. charge (noun)
(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
Also known as: complaint
7. charge (noun)
an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
Also known as: accusation
8. charge (noun)
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge''s charge to the jury"
9. charge (noun)
request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
Also known as: billing
10. charge (noun)
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"
11. charge (noun)
(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"
Also known as: cathexis
psychoanalysis / analysis / depth psychology
12. charge (noun)
a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street"
13. charge (noun)
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"
Also known as: electric charge
14. charge (noun)
the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
15. charge (noun)
financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
tax / taxation / revenue enhancement
16. charge (verb)
saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
17. charge (verb)
energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
18. charge (verb)
cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
19. charge (verb)
set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
20. charge (verb)
attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
Also known as: blame
21. charge (verb)
instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
22. charge (verb)
instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
law / jurisprudence
23. charge (verb)
impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
24. charge (verb)
blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged me director with indifference"
Also known as: accuse
25. charge (verb)
make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
26. charge (verb)
file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
27. charge (verb)
to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
Also known as: bear down
28. charge (verb)
direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
29. charge (verb)
fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"
30. charge (verb)
provide with munition; "He loaded his gun carefully"
Also known as: load
31. charge (verb)
place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
art / artistic creation / artistic production
32. charge (verb)
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
33. charge (verb)
lie down on command, of hunting dogs
34. charge (verb)
move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
35. charge (verb)
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?"
36. charge (verb)
demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
Also known as: bill
37. charge (verb)
enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
38. charge (verb)
give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
Also known as: consign
39. charge (verb)
cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
40. charge (verb)
assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
Also known as: appoint