charge

charge
1. verb
1)

he didn't charge much

Syn:
ask in payment, ask, levy, demand, want, exact; bill, invoice
2)

the subscription will be charged to your account

Syn:
bill, debit from, take from
3)

two men were charged with theft

Syn:
accuse, indict, arraign; prosecute, try, put on trial, inculpate
4)

they charged him with reforming the system

Syn:
entrust, burden, encumber, saddle, tax
5)

the cavalry charged the tanks

Syn:
attack, storm, assault, assail, fall on, swoop on, descend on; informal lay into, tear into
See note at attack
6)

we charged into the crowd

Syn:
rush, storm, stampede, push, plow, launch oneself, go headlong, steam, barrel, zoom
7)

his work was charged with energy

Syn:
suffuse, pervade, permeate, saturate, infuse, imbue, load, fill
8)

I charge you to stop

Syn:
order, command, direct, instruct, enjoin; formal adjure; literary bid
2. noun
1)

all customers pay a charge

Syn:
fee, payment, price, tariff, amount, sum, fare, levy
2)

he pleaded guilty to the charge

Syn:
accusation, allegation, indictment, arraignment
3)

an infantry charge

Syn:
attack, assault, offensive, onslaught, drive, push, thrust
4)

the child was in her charge

Syn:
care, protection, safekeeping, control; custody, guardianship, wardship; hands
5)

his charge was to save the business

Syn:
duty, responsibility, task, job, assignment, mission, function; informal marching orders
6)

the safety of my charge

Syn:
ward, protégé, dependent
7)

the judge gave a careful charge to the jury

Syn:
instruction, direction, directive, order, command, dictate, exhortation
8) informal

I get a real charge out of working hard

Syn:
thrill, tingle, glow; excitement, stimulation, enjoyment, pleasure; informal kick, buzz, rush

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  • charge — [ ʃarʒ ] n. f. • XIIe; de charger I ♦ 1 ♦ Ce qui pèse sur; ce que porte ou peut porter une personne, un animal, un véhicule, un bâtiment. ⇒ faix, fardeau, poids. Lourde charge. Ployer sous la charge. « les charges laissées aux femmes par nos… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • chargé — charge [ ʃarʒ ] n. f. • XIIe; de charger I ♦ 1 ♦ Ce qui pèse sur; ce que porte ou peut porter une personne, un animal, un véhicule, un bâtiment. ⇒ faix, fardeau, poids. Lourde charge. Ployer sous la charge. « les charges laissées aux femmes par… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • charge — CHARGE. s. f. Faix, fardeau. Charge pesante, excessive, légère. On a donné trop de charge à ce mur, à ce plancher. f♛/b] l signifie aussi Ce que peut porter une personne, un animal, un vaisseau, ou autre chose semblable. La charge d un mulet, d… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • charge — Charge, ou fardeau, Onus. Une charge et charté, Vehes, vehis. La charge qu on baille à aucun pour faire quelque chose, Actus, Mandatum, Ministerium, Negotium, Onus. Toute charge qu on prend, ou qu on baille à faire, Prouincia. Une charge… …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

  • charge — CHARGE. s. f. Faix, fardeau que porte une personne, un animal, un vaisseau, un mur, un plancher, ou autre chose semblable. Charge pesante, excessive, legere. Charge de cotrets, de fagots, Ce qu un Crocheteur peut porter à la fois. Charge de bled …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • charge — 1 n 1 a: something required: obligation b: personal management or supervision put the child in his charge c: a person or thing placed under the care of another 2: an authoritative instr …   Law dictionary

  • chargé — chargé, ée (char jé, jée) part. passé. 1°   Qui a reçu une charge. Les épaules chargées d un lourd fardeau. La charrette mal chargée par les hommes de service. Un navire chargé. •   Deux mulets cheminaient, l un d avoine chargé...., LA FONT. Fabl …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Charge — or charged may refer to: Charge (basketball), illegal contact by pushing or moving into another player s torso Charge (fanfare), a six note trumpet or bugle piece denoting the call to rush forward Charge (heraldry), any object depicted on a… …   Wikipedia

  • Charge — Charge, n. [F. charge, fr. charger to load. See {Charge}, v. t., and cf. {Cargo}, {Caricature}.] 1. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. [1913 Webster] 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Charge!! — Studio album by The Aquabats Released June 7, 20 …   Wikipedia

  • Charge 69 — Pays d’origine  France Genre musical Punk rock Années d activité 1993 aujourd hui Site officiel …   Wikipédia en Français

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