English dictionary definition of:

charge


Noun

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

Verb

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

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 17:10:47 on 11-02-20

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