Dictionary Results for charge|
1. charge - noun
· an impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
Hypernym(s): attack, onslaught, onset, onrush
2. charge - noun
· (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
3. charge - noun
· the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
4. 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"
5. charge - noun
· attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
Synonym(s): care, tutelage, guardianship
6. charge - noun
· a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
Synonym(s): mission, commission
Hypernym(s): assignment, duty_assignment
7. charge - noun
· a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street"
Hypernym(s): dependant, dependent
8. charge - noun
· financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
9. 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"
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"
Synonym(s): bang, boot, rush, flush, thrill, kick
Hypernym(s): exhilaration, excitement
11. charge - noun
· request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
Hypernym(s): request, asking
12. charge - noun
· a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"
Synonym(s): commission, direction
Hypernym(s): command, bid, bidding, dictation
13. charge - noun
· an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
Hypernym(s): assertion, averment, asseveration
14. charge - noun
· heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
Synonym(s): bearing, heraldic_bearing, armorial_bearing
15. charge - noun
· a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
Synonym(s): burster, bursting_charge, explosive_charge
16. charge - verb
· to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
17. charge - verb
· blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference"
18. 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"
Hypernym(s): account, calculate
19. charge - verb
· move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
Synonym(s): tear, shoot, shoot_down, buck
Hypernym(s): rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt_along, rush_along, cannonball_along, bucket_along, belt_along, step_on_it
20. charge - verb
· assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
21. charge - verb
· file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
Synonym(s): lodge, file
Hypernym(s): accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate
22. charge - verb
· make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
23. charge - verb
· fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"
Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify
24. charge - verb
· enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
25. 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"
Synonym(s): commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send
26. charge - verb
· give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
Hypernym(s): entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit
27. 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?"
28. charge - verb
· lie down on command, of hunting dogs
Hypernym(s): lie_down, lie
29. charge - verb
· cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
Synonym(s): agitate, rouse, turn_on, commove, excite, charge_up
Hypernym(s): disturb, upset, trouble
30. charge - verb
· place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
31. charge - verb
· provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera"
Hypernym(s): fill, fill_up, make_full
32. charge - verb
· direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
Synonym(s): level, point
Hypernym(s): aim, take, train, take_aim, direct
33. charge - verb
· impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
Synonym(s): saddle, burden
Hypernym(s): command, require
34. charge - verb
· instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
35. charge - verb
· instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
36. charge - verb
· attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
Hypernym(s): impute, ascribe, assign, attribute
37. charge - verb
· set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
Hypernym(s): determine, set
38. charge - verb
· cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
Hypernym(s): change, alter, modify
39. charge - verb
· energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
Hypernym(s): supply, provide, render, furnish
40. charge - verb
· saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
Hypernym(s): impregnate, saturate
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