HyperDic: charge

English > 40 senses of the word charge:
NOUNactchargean impetuous rush toward someone or something
communicationcharge, complaint(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
possessionchargethe price charged for some article or service
phenomenoncharge, electric chargethe quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency / deficiency of electrons
actcharge, care, tutelage, guardianshipattention and management implying responsibility for safety
actcharge, mission, commissiona special assignment that is given to a person or group
person chargea person committed to your care
possessionchargefinancial liabilities (such as a tax)
motivecharge, cathexis(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
feelingcharge, bang, boot, rush, flush, thrill, kickthe swift release of a store of affective force
communicationcharge, billingrequest for payment of a debt
communicationcharge, commission, directiona formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
communicationcharge, accusationan assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
artifactcharge, bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearingheraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
artifactcharge, burster, bursting charge, explosive chargea quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
VERBcompetitioncharge, bear downto make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle / battle
communicationcharge, accuseblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
possessioncharge, billdemand payment
motioncharge, tear, shoot, shoot down, buckmove quickly and violently
socialcharge, appointassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
communicationcharge, lodge, filefile a formal charge against
communicationchargemake an accusatory claim
contactchargefill or load to capacity
possessionchargeenter a certain amount as a charge
possessioncharge, commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, sendcause to be admitted
possessioncharge, consigngive over to another for care or safekeeping
possessionchargepay with a credit card
motionchargelie down on command, of hunting dogs
emotioncharge, agitate, rouse, turn on, commove, excite, charge upcause to be agitated, excited, or roused
creationchargeplace a heraldic bearing on
contactcharge, loadprovide (a device) with something necessary
competitioncharge, level, pointdirect into a position for use
communicationcharge, saddle, burdenimpose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
communicationchargeinstruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
communicationchargeinstruct or command with authority
cognitioncharge, blameattribute responsibility to
cognitionchargeset or ask for a certain price
changechargecause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
changechargeenergize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
changechargesaturate
charge > pronunciation
Soundschaa'rjh
Rhymesbarge ... surcharge: 11 rhymes with aarjh...
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningAn impetuous rush toward someone or something.
Examples
  • "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"
  • "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
NarrowercounterchargeA retaliatory charge
Broaderattack, onslaught, onset, onrush(military) an offensive against an enemy / enemy (using weapons)
Spanishacometida, acometimiento, carga
Catalancàrrega, escomesa, escometiment
Verbschargeto make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle / battle
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 2, communication
Meaning(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense.
Example"he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
Synonymcomplaint
Categorycriminal lawThe body of law dealing with crimes and their punishment
Part ofindictment, bill of indictmentA formal document written for a prosecuting attorney charging a person with some offense
Narroweraccusation, accusalA formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person
Broaderpleading(law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding
Spanishcargo, cargos, querella
Catalancàrrec
Verbschargefile a formal charge against
chargeblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 3, possession
MeaningThe price charged for some article or service.
Example"the admission charge"
Narroweragio, agiotage, premium, exchange premiumA fee charged for exchanging currencies
carrying chargeCharge made for carrying an account or for merchandise sold on an installment plan
demurrageA charge required as compensation for the delay of a ship or freight car or other cargo beyond its scheduled time of departure
depreciation chargeAn amount periodically charged to expense or against revenue in compensation for depreciation / depreciation of property
fare, transportationThe sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
fixed charge, fixed cost, fixed costsA periodic charge that does not vary with business volume (as insurance or rent or mortgage payments etc.)
installation chargeThe charge for installing something
overchargeA price that is too high
porterageThe charge for carrying burdens by porters
postageThe charge for mailing something
poundageA charge based on weight measured in pounds
rate, charge per unitAmount of a charge or payment relative to some basis
service charge, service feeA percentage of a bill (as at a hotel or restaurant) added in payment for service
stowageThe charge for stowing goods
surchargeAn additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)
tankageThe charge for storing something in tanks
underchargeA price that is too low
water-rateRate per quarter for water from a public supply
BroadercostThe total / total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
Spanishimporte
Catalanimport
Verbschargeset or ask for a certain price
chargeenter a certain amount as a charge
chargedemand payment
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 4, phenomenon
MeaningThe quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency / deficiency of electrons.
Example"the battery needed a fresh charge"
Synonymelectric charge
Narrowerelectrostatic chargeThe electric charge at rest on the surface of an insulated body (which establishes and adjacent electrostatic field)
negative chargeHaving a surplus of electrons
positive chargeHaving a deficiency / deficiency of electrons
Broaderelectrical phenomenonA physical phenomenon involving electricity
Spanishcarga eléctrica, carga
Catalancàrrega elèctrica, càrrega
Verbschargeenergize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
chargecause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningAttention and management implying responsibility for safety.
Synonymscare, tutelage, guardianship
Narrowerdue care, ordinary care, reasonable careThe care that a reasonable man would exercise under the circumstances
foster caresupervised / supervised care for delinquent or neglected children usually in an institution or substitute home / home
great careMore attention and consideration than is normally bestowed by prudent persons
providenceThe guardianship and control exercised by a deity
slight careSuch care as a careless or inattentive person would exercise
BroaderprotectionThe activity of protecting someone or something
Spanishatención, cuidado, custodia, esmero, tutela
Catalancompte, cura, custòdia, tutela
Verbschargeassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningA special assignment that is given to a person or group.
Example "his charge was deliver a message"
Synonymsmission, commission
Narrowerfool's errandA fruitless mission
mission impossibleAn extremely dangerous or difficult mission
suicide mission, martyr operation, sacrifice operationkilling or injuring others while annihilating yourself
Broaderassignment, duty assignmentA duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces)
Spanishencargo, encomienda, misión
Catalancomanda, encàrrec, encomanda, missió
Verbschargeimpose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
chargeinstruct or command with authority
chargeassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 7, person
MeaningA person committed to your care.
Example"the teacher led her charges across the street"
Broaderdependant, dependentA person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)
Verbschargegive over to another for care or safekeeping
chargeassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 8, possession
Meaningfinancial liabilities (such as a tax).
Example"the charges against the estate"
Categorytax, taxation, revenue enhancementCharge against a citizen's person or property or activity for the support of government
NarrowerassessmentAn amount determined as payable
encumbrance, incumbranceA charge against property (as a lien or mortgage)
levyA charge imposed and collected
BroaderliabilitiesAnything that is owed to someone else
Spanishcarga
Catalancàrrega
Verbschargeenter a certain amount as a charge
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 9, motive
Meaning(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object.
Example"Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"
Synonymcathexis
Categorypsychoanalysis, analysis, depth psychologyA set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders
Broaderlibidinal energy(psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 10, feeling
MeaningThe swift release of a store of affective force.
Synonymsbang, boot, rush, flush, thrill, kick
Broaderexhilaration, excitementThe feeling of lively and cheerful joy
Spanishemoción, entusiasmo, excitación
Catalanemoció, entusiasme, excitació
Verbschargecause to be agitated, excited, or roused
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 11, communication
Meaningrequest for payment of a debt.
Example"they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
Synonymbilling
NarrowerpresentmentA document that must be accepted and paid by another person
Broaderrequest, askingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
Spanishcargo, facturación
Catalancàrrec, facturació
Verbschargepay with a credit card
chargeenter a certain amount as a charge
chargedemand payment
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 12, communication
MeaningA formal statement of a command or injunction to do something.
Example"the judge's charge to the jury"
Synonymscommission, direction
NarrowermisdirectionAn incorrect charge to a jury given by a judge
Broadercommand, bid, bidding, dictationAn authoritative direction or instruction to do something
Spanishencargo, encomienda
Catalanencàrrec
Verbschargeinstruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
chargeassign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 13, communication
MeaningAn assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence.
Example"the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
Synonymaccusation
NarrowercounterchargeA charge brought by an accused person against the accuser
Broaderassertion, averment, asseverationA declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)
Verbschargeblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
chargemake an accusatory claim
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 14, artifact
Meaningheraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield.
Synonymsbearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing
Narrowerannulet(heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle
chevronAn inverted V-shaped charge
fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys(heraldry) charge consisting of a conventionalized representation of an iris
ordinary(heraldry) any of several conventional figures used on shields
roundel(heraldry) a charge in the shape of a circle
Broaderheraldryemblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms
Verbschargeplace a heraldic bearing on
English > charge: 40 senses > noun 15, artifact
MeaningA quantity of explosive to be set off at one time.
Example"this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
Synonymsburster, bursting charge, explosive charge
Narrowerrocket fuel, rocket propellant, rocket propellentAn explosive charge that propels a rocket
shotAn explosive charge used in blasting
underchargeAn insufficient charge
BroaderexplosiveA chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck
Spanishcarga explosiva
Verbschargeprovide (a device) with something necessary
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningTo make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle / battle.
PatternSomebody ----s
Synonymbear down
Broaderrushattack suddenly
Spanisharremeter, cargar, embestir
Catalanatacar, carregar, envestir, escometre
Nounschargean impetuous rush toward someone or something
chargerformerly a strong swift horse ridden into battle
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningblame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody with something
ModelThey want to charge the prisoners
Example"he charged the director with indifference"
Synonymaccuse
Entailed byarraignCall before a court to answer an indictment
Narroweraccuse, impeach, incriminate, criminateBring an accusation against
blame, faultput or pin the blame on
defame, slander, smirch, asperse, denigrate, calumniate, smear, sully, besmirchCharge falsely / falsely or with malicious intent
indictaccuse / accuse formally / formally of a crime
Spanishacusar, culpar, incriminar
Catalanacusar, incriminar, processar
Nounscharge(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
chargean assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningdemand payment.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something
Example"Will I get charged for this service?"
Synonymbill
Entailed byovercharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookrip off
NarrowerassessCharge (a person or a property) with a payment, such as a tax or a fine
invoiceSend an bill to
levy, imposeimpose and collect
surchargeCharge an extra fee, as for a special service
titheexact a tithe from
underchargeCharge (someone) too little money
Broaderaccount, calculateKeep an account of
Similar tochargeEnter a certain amount as a charge
Spanishcargar, cobrar
Catalancarregar, cobrar, facturar
Nounschargerequest for payment of a debt
chargethe price charged for some article or service
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 4, motion
MeaningMove quickly and violently.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymstear, shoot, shoot down, buck
NarrowerripMove precipitously or violently
Broaderrush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on itMove fast
Similar todart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shootRun or move very quickly or hastily
Spanisharrancar, arremeter, cargar, despedir, disparar, sacudirse
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 5, social
MeaningAssign a duty, responsibility or obligation to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody something
ModelThey charge him to write the letter
Example "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"
Synonymappoint
NarroweraccreditProvide or send (envoys or embassadors) with official credentials
createinvest with a new title, office, or rank / rank
delegate, designate, depute, assignGive an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person)
depute, deputize, deputiseappoint as a substitute
empower, authorise, authorizeGive or delegate power or authority to
name, nominate, makeCharge with a function
Spanishacusar, designar, nombrar
Catalanacusar, anomenar, designar, nomenar
Nounschargeattention and management implying responsibility for safety
chargea special assignment that is given to a person or group
chargea formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
chargea person committed to your care
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 6, communication
Meaningfile a formal charge against.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody with something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
Synonymslodge, file
NarrowerimpeachCharge (a public official) with an offense or misdemeanor committed while in office
Broaderaccuse, impeach, incriminate, criminateBring an accusation against
Spanishempapelar
Nounscharge(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 7, communication
Meaningmake an accusatory claim.
PatternSomebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example"The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
Narrowercomplainmake a formal accusation
taxmake a charge against or accuse / accuse
Broaderclaimassert or affirm strongly
Spanishacusar, cargar
Nounschargean assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 8, contact
MeaningFill or load to capacity.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody with something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"charge the wagon with hay"
Narrowerburden, burthen, weight, weight downweight down with a load
freightLoad with goods for transportation
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
OppositedischargeRemove the charge from
Similar tochargesaturate
Spanishcargar
Catalancarregar
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 9, possession
MeaningEnter a certain amount as a charge.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Example"he charged me $15"
BroaderdebitEnter as debit
Similar tocharge, billdemand payment
Spanishcargar, cobrar
Catalancobrar
Nounschargerequest for payment of a debt
chargefinancial liabilities (such as a tax)
chargethe price charged for some article or service
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 10, possession
MeaningCause to be admitted; of persons to an institution.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP
Synonymscommit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send
Narrowerhospitalize, hospitaliseAdmit into a hospital / hospital
BroadertransferMove from one place to another
Spanishenviar, ingresar, institucionalizar, internar
Catalanenviar, ingressar, institucionalitzar, internar
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 11, possession
MeaningGive over to another for care or safekeeping.
PatternSomebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymconsign
Narrowercheckhand over something to somebody as for temporary safekeeping
checkconsign for shipment on a vehicle
pawn, soak, hockLeave as a guarantee in return for money
pledgeGive as a guarantee
Broaderentrust, intrust, trust, confide, commitconfer a trust upon
Spanishconsignar
Catalancarregar, consignar
Nounschargea person committed to your care
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 12, possession
Meaningpay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?"
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Oppositepay cashpay (for something) with cash
Nounschargerequest for payment of a debt
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 13, motion
Meaninglie down on command, of hunting dogs.
PatternSomething ----s
Broaderlie down, lieassume a reclining position
Spanishecharse
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 14, emotion
MeaningCause to be agitated, excited, or roused.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Example"The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
Synonymsagitate, rouse, turn on, commove, excite, charge up
Narrowerbothermake nervous or agitated
electrifyexcite suddenly and intensely
hype up, psych upGet excited or stimulated
pothermake upset or troubled
Broaderdisturb, upset, troubleMove deeply
Oppositecalm, calm down, quiet, tranquilize, tranquillize, tranquillise, quieten, lull, stillmake calm or still
Spanishagitar, emocionar, excitar, revolver
Catalanemocionar, excitar, regirar
Nounschargethe swift release of a store of affective force
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 15, creation
Meaningplace a heraldic bearing on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
Categoryart, artistic creation, artistic productionThe creation of beautiful or significant things
Broaderpaintmake a painting / painting
Nounschargeheraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 16, contact
MeaningProvide (a device) with something necessary.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymload
Narrowerrecharge, reloadLoad anew
Broaderfill, fill up, make fullmake full, also in a metaphorical sense
Spanishcargar
Nounschargea quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 17, competition
Meaningdirect into a position for use.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example "He charged his weapon at me"
Synonymslevel, point
Broaderaim, take, train, take aim, directPoint or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards
Similar topointBe positionable in a specified manner
Spanishapuntar
Catalanapuntar
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 18, communication
Meaningimpose a task upon, assign a responsibility to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example"He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
Synonymssaddle, burden
Narroweradjurecommand solemnly
bear downExert a force or cause a strain / strain upon
overburdenburden with too much work or responsibility
overwhelm, deluge, flood outCharge someone with too many tasks
Broadercommand, requiremake someone do something
Spanishcargar, encargar, silla de montar
Catalancarregar, encarregar
Nounschargea special assignment that is given to a person or group
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 19, communication
Meaninginstruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
BroaderinstructGive instructions or directions for some task
Nounschargea formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 20, communication
Meaninginstruct or command with authority.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Example"The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
BroaderinstructGive instructions or directions for some task
Spanishmandar
Nounschargea special assignment that is given to a person or group
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 21, cognition
MeaningAttribute responsibility to.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
Synonymblame
Broaderimpute, ascribe, assign, attributeAttribute or credit to
Spanishculpar
Catalanculpar
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 22, cognition
MeaningSet or ask for a certain price.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "How much do you charge for lunch?"
  • "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
Broaderdetermine, setFix conclusively or authoritatively
Spanishcobrar
Catalancobrar
Nounschargethe price charged for some article or service
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 23, change
MeaningCause formation of a net electrical charge in or on.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"charge a conductor"
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Similar tochargeenergize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
Nounschargethe quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency / deficiency of electrons
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 24, change
Meaningenergize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"I need to charge my car battery"
NarrowerrechargeCharge anew
Broadersupply, provide, render, furnishGive something useful or necessary to
Similar tochargeCause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
Spanishcargar
Catalancarregar
Nounschargethe quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency / deficiency of electrons
chargera device for charging or recharging batteries
English > charge: 40 senses > verb 25, change
Meaningsaturate.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
Broaderimpregnate, saturateinfuse or fill completely
Similar tochargeFill or load to capacity
Spanishcargar

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