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charge

 
Noun charge has 15 senses
  1. charge, complaint - (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
    --1 is a kind of pleading
    --1 is a part of indictment, bill of indictment
    --1 has particulars: accusation, accusal
    Derived forms: verb charge2, verb charge6
  2. charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
    --2 is a kind of
    cost
    --2 has particulars:
     carrying charge; depreciation charge; undercharge; overcharge; fare, transportation; fixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costs; agio, agiotage, premium, exchange premium; demurrage; installation charge; porterage; postage; poundage; rate, charge per unit; water-rate; surcharge; service charge, service fee; stowage; tankage
    Derived forms: verb charge3, verb charge9, verb charge22
  3. accusation, charge - an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
    --3 is a kind of assertion, averment, asseveration
    --3 has particulars: countercharge
    Derived forms: verb charge7, verb charge2
  4. charge, billing - request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
    --4 is a kind of request, asking
    --4 has particulars: presentment
    Derived forms: verb charge3, verb charge9, verb charge12
  5. charge - a impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
    --5 is a kind of
    attack, onslaught, onset, onrush
    --5 has particulars: countercharge
    Derived form: verb charge1
  6. charge, electric charge - 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"
    --6 is a kind of electrical phenomenon
    --6 has particulars: electrostatic charge; positive charge; negative charge
    Derived forms: verb charge23, verb charge24
  7. charge - financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
    --7 is a kind of
    liabilities
    --7 has particulars: levy; encumbrance, incumbrance; assessment
    Derived form: verb charge9
  8. charge - a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street"
    --8 is a kind of
    dependant, dependent
    Derived forms: verb charge5, verb charge11
  9. care, charge, tutelage, guardianship - attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
    --9 is a kind of protection
    --9 has particulars:
     due care, ordinary care, reasonable care; foster care; great care; providence; slight care
    Derived form: verb charge5
  10. mission, charge, commission - a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
    --10 is a kind of assignment, duty assignment
    --10 has particulars:
     fool's errand; mission impossible; suicide mission, martyr operation, sacrifice operation
    Derived forms: verb charge5, verb charge20, verb charge18
  11. commission, charge, direction - a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"
    --11 is a kind of command, bid, bidding, dictation
    --11 has particulars: misdirection
    Derived forms: verb charge5, verb charge19
  12. charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge - a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
    --12 is a kind of explosive
    --12 has particulars:
     shot; undercharge; rocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellent
    Derived form: verb charge16
  13. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick - 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"
    --13 is a kind of exhilaration, excitement
    Derived form: verb charge14
  14. cathexis, charge - (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"
    --14 is a kind of libidinal energy
  15. charge, bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing - heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
    --15 is a kind of heraldry
    --15 has particulars:
     annulet, roundel; chevron; fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys; ordinary
    Derived form: verb charge15
Verb charge has 25 senses
  1. charge, bear down - to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
    --1 is one way to rush
    Derived forms: noun charger1, noun charge5
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    => Somebody ----s
  2. charge, accuse - blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged me director with indifference"
    Derived forms: noun charge3, noun charge1
    Sample sentence:
    They want to charge the prisoners
  3. charge, bill - demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
    --3 is one way to account, calculate
    Derived forms: noun charge2, noun charge4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody something
  4. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
    --4 is one way to rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  5. appoint, charge - assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
    Derived forms: noun charge8, noun charge11, noun charge10, noun charge9
    Sample sentence:
    They charge him to write the letter
  6. charge, lodge, file - file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
    --6 is one way to accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate
    Derived form: noun charge1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  7. charge - make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
    --7 is one way to
    claim
    Derived form: noun charge3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  8. charge - fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"
    --8 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Antonyms: discharge
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  9. charge - enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
    --9 is one way to
    debit
    Derived forms: noun charge2, noun charge7, noun charge4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  10. commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge - cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
    --10 is one way to transfer
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
  11. consign, charge - give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
    --11 is one way to entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit
    Derived form: noun charge8
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  12. charge - 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?"
    --12 is one way to
    pay
    Antonyms: pay cash
    Derived form: noun charge4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
    Somebody ----s something PP
  13. charge - lie down on command, of hunting dogs
    --13 is one way to
    lie down, lie
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  14. agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up - cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
    --14 is one way to disturb, upset, trouble
    Derived form: noun charge13
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
  15. charge - place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
    --15 is one way to
    paint
    Derived form: noun charge15
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  16. load, charge - provide with munition; "He loaded his gun carefully"
    --16 is one way to fill, fill up, make full
    Derived form: noun charge12
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  17. charge, level, point - direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
    --17 is one way to aim, take, train, take aim, direct
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s PP
  18. charge, saddle, burden - impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
    --18 is one way to command, require, compel
    Derived form: noun charge10
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
    => Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  19. charge - instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
    --19 is one way to
    instruct
    Derived form: noun charge11
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  20. charge - instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
    --20 is one way to
    instruct
    Derived form: noun charge10
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  21. blame, charge - attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
    --21 is one way to impute, ascribe, assign, attribute
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  22. charge - set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
    --22 is one way to
    determine, set
    Derived form: noun charge2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  23. charge - cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
    --23 is one way to
    change, alter, modify
    Derived form: noun charge6
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  24. charge - energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
    --24 is one way to
    supply, provide, render, furnish
    Derived forms: noun charger2, noun charge6
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  25. charge - saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
    --25 is one way to
    impregnate, saturate
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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