charge (Meaning)

Wordnet

charge (n)

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

Wordnet

charge (v)

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

Webster

charge (v. t.)

To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill.

To lay on or impose, as a task, duty, or trust; to command, instruct, or exhort with authority; to enjoin; to urge earnestly; as, to charge a jury; to charge the clergy of a diocese; to charge an agent.

To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.

To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples.

To place something to the account of as a debt; to debit, as, to charge one with goods. Also, to enter upon the debit side of an account; as, to charge a sum to one.

To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.

To accuse; to make a charge or assertion against (a person or thing); to lay the responsibility (for something said or done) at the door of.

To place within or upon any firearm, piece of apparatus or machinery, the quantity it is intended and fitted to hold or bear; to load; to fill; as, to charge a gun; to charge an electrical machine, etc.

To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.

To assume as a bearing; as, he charges three roses or; to add to or represent on; as, he charges his shield with three roses or.

To call to account; to challenge.

To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.

A load or burder laid upon a person or thing.

A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.

Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty.

Heed; care; anxiety; trouble.

Harm.

An order; a mandate or command; an injunction.

An address (esp. an earnest or impressive address) containing instruction or exhortation; as, the charge of a judge to a jury; the charge of a bishop to his clergy.

An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged.

Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; -- usually in the plural.

The price demanded for a thing or service.

An entry or a account of that which is due from one party to another; that which is debited in a business transaction; as, a charge in an account book.

That quantity, as of ammunition, electricity, ore, fuel, etc., which any apparatus, as a gun, battery, furnace, machine, etc., is intended to receive and fitted to hold, or which is actually in it at one time

The act of rushing upon, or towards, an enemy; a sudden onset or attack, as of troops, esp. cavalry; hence, the signal for attack; as, to sound the charge.

A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge.

A soft of plaster or ointment.

A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8.

Webster

charge (v. i.)

To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets.

To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.

To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases.

To squat on its belly and be still; -- a command given by a sportsman to a dog.

Webster

charge (n.)

Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; -- called also charre.

Weight; import; value.

charge Sentence Examples

  1. The electric car needed to charge overnight to reach full battery capacity.
  2. The soldier led the charge into battle, rallying his comrades to follow.
  3. She forgot to charge her phone, leaving her stranded without communication.
  4. The credit card company imposed a finance charge for late payments.
  5. The prosecutor decided to press charges against the suspect for theft.
  6. The cashier rang up the total charge for the groceries at the checkout counter.
  7. He was in charge of coordinating the logistics for the event.
  8. The new manager took charge of the department, implementing innovative strategies for growth.
  9. The criminal was released on bail while awaiting trial on charges of embezzlement.
  10. The battery-powered flashlight began to dim, indicating it needed a charge.

FAQs About the word charge

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 qu

count,indictment, complaint,allegation, accusation, countercharge, censure, crimination, insinuation, impeachment

petition, plea, plea,appeal, appeal, petition, urging, recommendation, entreaty, proposal

The electric car needed to charge overnight to reach full battery capacity.

The soldier led the charge into battle, rallying his comrades to follow.

She forgot to charge her phone, leaving her stranded without communication.

The credit card company imposed a finance charge for late payments.