English dictionary definition of:

charge


Noun

  • a special assignment that is given to a person or group
  • attention and management implying responsibility for safety
  • an impetuous rush toward someone or something
  • a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
  • heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
  • (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
  • an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
  • a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
  • request for payment of a debt
  • the swift release of a store of affective force
  • (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
  • a person committed to your care
  • the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
  • the price charged for some article or service
  • financial liabilities (such as a tax)

Verb

  • saturate
  • energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
  • cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
  • set or ask for a certain price
  • attribute responsibility to
  • instruct or command with authority
  • instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
  • impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
  • blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
  • make an accusatory claim
  • file a formal charge against
  • to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
  • direct into a position for use
  • fill or load to capacity
  • provide (a device) with something necessary
  • place a heraldic bearing on
  • cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
  • lie down on command, of hunting dogs
  • move quickly and violently
  • pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt
  • demand payment
  • enter a certain amount as a charge
  • give over to another for care or safekeeping
  • cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
  • assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to

Thesaurus

accusation accuse agitate appoint bang bearing bill billing blame boot buck burden burster care cathexis commission commit commove complaint consign direction excite file flush guardianship institutionalise British English spelling institutionalize American English spelling kick level load lodge mission point rouse rush saddle send shoot tear thrill tutelage

Scrabble score for charge


Scrabble score = 12

generated at 09:17:52 on 19-11-19

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