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charge
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 34
Part of Speech: verb
1. To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets.
2. To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.
3. To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases.
4. To squat on its belly and be still; - a command given by a sportsman to a dog.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. 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.
3. To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.
4. To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples.
5. 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.
6. To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.
9. To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.
10. 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.
13. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing.
14. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.
15. Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty.
17. Harm.
18. An order; a mandate or command; an injunction.
19. 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.
20. An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged.
21. The price demanded for a thing or service.
24. 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.
25. A position ( of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge.
26. A soft of plaster or ointment.
27. A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8.
28. Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; - usually in the plural.
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