Charge 1Definition: To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill.
Charge 2Definition: 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.
Charge 3Definition: To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.
Charge 4Definition: To fix or demand as a price; as, he
dollars a barrel for
Charge 5Definition: 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.
Charge 6Definition: 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.
Charge 7Definition: 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,
Charge 8Definition: To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.
Charge 9Definition: To assume as a bearing; as, he
roses or; to add to or represent on; as, he
charges his shield with three
Charge 10Definition: To call to account; to challenge.
Charge 11Definition: To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.
Charge 12Definition: To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed
Charge 13Definition: To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.
Charge 14Definition: To debit on an account; as, to charge for
Charge 15Definition: To squat on its belly and be still; a command given by a sportsman to a dog.
Charge 16Definition: A load or
burder laid upon a person or thing.
Charge 17Definition: A person or thing
commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.
Charge 18Definition: Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight;
Charge 19Definition: Heed; care; anxiety; trouble.
Charge 20Definition: Harm.
Charge 21Definition: An order; a mandate or command; an injunction.
Charge 22Definition: 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.
Charge 23Definition: An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged.
Charge 24Definition: Whatever
constitutes a burden on property, as
rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred;
usually in the plural.
Charge 25Definition: The price demanded for a thing or service.
Charge 26Definition: 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.
Charge 27Definition: 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
Charge 28Definition: 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.
Charge 29Definition: A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge.
Charge 30Definition: A soft of plaster or ointment.
Charge 31Definition: A bearing. See Bearing, n.,
Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; called also charre.
Charge 33Definition: Weight; import; value.
charge 34Definition: a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
charge 35Definition: attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
charge 36Definition: a impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the
wrestler''s charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
charge 37Definition: a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of grains"
charge 38Definition: heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
charge 39Definition: (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
charge 40Definition: an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published
charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge''s charge to the jury"
request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
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"
(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"
a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street"
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"
the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged me director with indifference"
make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"
provide with munition; "He loaded his gun carefully"
place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
lie down on command, of hunting dogs
move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
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?"
demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"