charge

All Noun Verb
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  • Education up to secondary level is provided free of charge by the government.
  • Without market power a company cannot charge more than the market price.
  • However, this is only the potential for one point charge due to another.
  • When Napoleon saw the charge he said it was an hour too soon.
  • In still others, the current is entirely due to positive charge flow.
  • The poor generally receive health care free of charge.
  • The charge carried a penalty of up to two years in prison.
  • It is in charge of running the government.
  • And the more numerous and serious the charges, studies have shown, the greater the fear.
  • An American officer in the Egyptian army took charge of his military training.
  • Many counties and cities charge their own rates in addition to the base state rate.
  • This incident ended several months later with no charges being brought by the police and the equipment returned.
  • After the civil war, more serious charges came to light.
  • He fired two ministers charged with the development of the city for poor performance.
  • The downtown section of the line runs above ground and is free of charge to passengers.
  • Under the standard terms of business of the time, he could charge for their construction, and would also own them.
  • Units may be moved into contact with enemy troops and are considered charging.
  • When both were charged to the same voltage the system worked like the original model.
  • As he charged, his forward motion caused the flag to stream back.
  • All three actors gave their time free of charge.
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Meaning of 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
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    he was arrested on a charge of larceny
  • noun The price charged for some article or service
    the admission 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
  • noun A person committed to your care
    the teacher led her charges across the street
  • noun Financial liabilities (such as a tax)
    the charges against the estate
  • noun Request for payment of a debt
    they submitted their charges at the end of each month
  • noun Heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
  • noun A quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
    this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains
  • verb To make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
    he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork
  • verb Blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
    he charged the director with indifference
  • 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
  • verb File a formal charge against
    The suspect was charged with murdering his wife
  • verb Make an accusatory claim
    The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased
  • verb Fill or load to capacity
    charge the wagon with hay
  • verb Enter a certain amount as a charge
    he charged me $15
  • 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?
  • verb Lie down on command, of hunting dogs
  • verb Place a heraldic bearing on
    charge all weapons, shields, and banners
  • verb Direct into a position for use
    point a gun, He charged his weapon at me
  • verb Impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
    He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend
  • verb Instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
  • verb Instruct or command with authority
    The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem
  • verb Set or ask for a certain price
    How much do you charge for lunch?, This fellow charges $100 for a massage
  • verb Cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
    charge a conductor
  • verb Energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
    I need to charge my car battery
  • verb Saturate
    The room was charged with tension and anxiety