1. to cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
Example : The speaker charged up the crowd with a series of inflammatory remarks.
2. to cause to be admitted 3. a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
Example : this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains
4. heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield 5. a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
Example : the judge's charge to the jury
6. to impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
Example : They charged us with cleaning up all the files over the weekend.
7. to file a formal charge against
Example : The suspect was charged with murdering their spouse.
8. to direct into a position for use 9. a special assignment that is given to a person or group 10. attention and management implying responsibility for safety 11. in criminal law, a pleading describing some wrong or offense
Example : They were arrested on a charge of larceny.
12. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
Example : the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving
13. request for payment of a debt
Example : they submitted their charges at the end of each month
14. the swift release of a store of affective force 15. the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
Example : Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge.
16. the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
Example : the battery needed a fresh charge
17. to attribute responsibility to 18. to blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
Example : I charged the director with indifference to quality after the second mediocre film in a row.
19. to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
Example : We charged them with everything we had.
20. to provide a device with something necessary 21. to move quickly and violently 22. to demand payment
Example : Will I get charged for this service?
23. to give over to another for care or safekeeping 24. to assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to 25. an impetuous rush toward someone or something
Example : The bull's charge carried it towards the matador.
26. a person committed to your care
Example : The teacher led their charges across the street.
27. the price charged for some article or service
Example : the admission charge
28. financial liabilities (such as a tax)
Example : the charges against the estate
29. to saturate
Example : The room was charged with tension and anxiety.
30. to energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
Example : I need to charge my car battery.
31. to cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
Example : charge a conductor
32. to set or ask for a certain price
Example : How much do you charge for lunch?
33. to instruct or command with authority
Example : The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem
34. to instruct a jury about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence 35. to make an accusatory claim
Example : The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased.
36. to fill or load to capacity
Example : charge the wagon with hay
37. to place a heraldic bearing on
Example : charge all weapons, shields, and banners
38. to lie down on command, of hunting dogs 39. to pay with a credit card 40. to enter a certain amount as a charge
Example : They charged me $15.
Translation for "charge"
charge meaning in Spanish : cargar charge meaning in German : aufladen charge meaning in Japanese : 電荷 charge meaning in Turkish : şarj etmek charge meaning in Chinese : 收费 charge meaning in Arabic : الشحنة charge meaning in Polish : opłata charge meaning in Hindi : चार्ज charge meaning in French : charge charge meaning in Russian : обвинять charge meaning in Tamil : வசூலிக்க charge meaning in Telugu : వసూలు