Definition of charge :
1. A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8.
2. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing.
3. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.
4. A position ( of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge.
5. A soft of plaster or ointment.
6. An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. An order; a mandate or command; an injunction.
10. Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty.
12. Heed; care; anxiety; trouble.
13. 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
14. 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.
15. The price demanded for a thing or service.
16. Thirty- six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; - called also charre.
17. 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.
18. 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.
19. To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.
20. To call to account; to challenge.
21. To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases.
22. To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.
23. To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples.
24. To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.
25. To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill.
26. 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.
27. To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.
28. To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets.
29. To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.
30. 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.
31. 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.
32. To squat on its belly and be still; - a command given by a sportsman to a dog.
33. Weight; import; value.
34. Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; - usually in the plural.
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electricity (part of speech: noun)
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energize (part of speech: verb)
accuse (part of speech: verb)
command (part of speech: verb)
accusation (part of speech: noun)
citation, blame, incrimination, impeachment, grievance, accusation, condemnation, accusal, censure, complaint, insinuation, denouncement, criticism, allegation, reproach, imputation, indictment, allegement
delegate (part of speech: verb)
blame (part of speech: verb)
attack (part of speech: verb)
outbreak, foray, tirade, fury, sortie, assail, harry, battle, combat, lunge, invade, invasion, attack, bombard, flay, slash, aggression, violence, war, storm, onslaught, spasm, frenzy, riot, offense, fight, batter, hit, pound, scathe, warfare, violate, thrust, scorch, savage, rape, barrage, hammer, scarify, lash, assault, bombardment, raid, strike, bloodshed, trounce, siege, furor
offense (part of speech: noun)
authority (part of speech: noun)
license, purview, mastery, domination, might, seniority, prestige, sovereignty, sway, rank, powerfulness, kingship, puissance, enfranchisement, control, entitlement, right, precedence, prerogative, primacy, privilege, strength, command, office, mandate, influence, punch, clout, authority, birthright, potency, cogency, title, steam, superiority, prepotency, faculty, mightiness, credential, stature, empowerment
price (part of speech: noun)
sue (part of speech: verb)
lawsuit (part of speech: noun)
- But I must come home and take charge of his ranch. - "The Mysterious Rider", Zane Grey.
- Besides, even if it were otherwise, do you think I would allow such a thing, with you so young and in my charge? - "Love Eternal", H. Rider Haggard.
- Guilty of all this with which they charge me. - "Orley Farm", Anthony Trollope.