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1 : of Charge

2 : To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill.

3 : 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.

4 : To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.

5 : To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples.

6 : 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.

7 : To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.

8 : 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.

9 : 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.

10 : To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.

11 : 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.

12 : To call to account; to challenge.

13 : To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.

14 : To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets.

15 : To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.

16 : To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases.

17 : To squat on its belly and be still; -- a command given by a sportsman to a dog.

18 : A load or burder laid upon a person or thing.

19 : A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.

20 : Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty.

21 : Heed; care; anxiety; trouble.

22 : Harm.

23 : An order; a mandate or command; an injunction.

24 : 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.

25 : An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged.

26 : Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; -- usually in the plural.

27 : The price demanded for a thing or service.

28 : 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.

29 : 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

30 : 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.

31 : A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge.

32 : A soft of plaster or ointment.

33 : A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8.

34 : Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; -- called also charre.

35 : Weight; import; value.

36 : That may be charged, laid, imposed, or imputes; as, a duty chargeable on iron; a fault chargeable on a man.

37 : Subject to be charge or accused; liable or responsible; as, revenues chargeable with a claim; a man chargeable with murder.

38 : Serving to create expense; costly; burdensome.

39 : The quality of being chargeable or expensive.

40 : At great cost; expensively.

41 : Burdensome; troublesome.

42 : of Charge d'affaires

43 : A diplomatic representative, or minister of an inferior grade, accredited by the government of one state to the minister of foreign affairs of another; also, a substitute, ad interim, for an ambassador or minister plenipotentiary.

44 : Costly; expensive.

45 : A schoolhouse.

46 : Free from, or with little, charge.

47 : Burdensome.

48 : One who, or that which charges.

49 : An instrument for measuring or inserting a charge.

50 : A large dish.

(50) words is found which contain charge in our database

For charge word found data is following....

1 : Charged

imp. & p. p.

of Charge

2 : Charge

v. t.

To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill.

3 : Charge

v. t.

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.

4 : Charge

v. t.

To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.

5 : Charge

v. t.

To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples.

6 : Charge

v. t.

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.

7 : Charge

v. t.

To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.

8 : Charge

v. t.

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.

9 : Charge

v. t.

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.

10 : Charge

v. t.

To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.

11 : Charge

v. t.

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.

12 : Charge

v. t.

To call to account; to challenge.

13 : Charge

v. t.

To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.

14 : Charge

v. i.

To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets.

15 : Charge

v. i.

To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.

16 : Charge

v. i.

To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases.

17 : Charge

v. i.

To squat on its belly and be still; -- a command given by a sportsman to a dog.

18 : Charge

v. t.

A load or burder laid upon a person or thing.

19 : Charge

v. t.

A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.

20 : Charge

v. t.

Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty.

21 : Charge

v. t.

Heed; care; anxiety; trouble.

22 : Charge

v. t.

Harm.

23 : Charge

v. t.

An order; a mandate or command; an injunction.

24 : Charge

v. t.

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.

25 : Charge

v. t.

An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged.

26 : Charge

v. t.

Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; -- usually in the plural.

27 : Charge

v. t.

The price demanded for a thing or service.

28 : Charge

v. t.

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.

29 : Charge

v. t.

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

30 : Charge

v. t.

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.

31 : Charge

v. t.

A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge.

32 : Charge

v. t.

A soft of plaster or ointment.

33 : Charge

v. t.

A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8.

34 : Charge

n.

Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; -- called also charre.

35 : Charge

n.

Weight; import; value.

36 : Chargeable

a.

That may be charged, laid, imposed, or imputes; as, a duty chargeable on iron; a fault chargeable on a man.

37 : Chargeable

a.

Subject to be charge or accused; liable or responsible; as, revenues chargeable with a claim; a man chargeable with murder.

38 : Chargeable

a.

Serving to create expense; costly; burdensome.

39 : Chargeableness

n.

The quality of being chargeable or expensive.

40 : Chargeably

adv.

At great cost; expensively.

41 : Chargeant

a.

Burdensome; troublesome.

42 : Charges d'affaires

pl.

of Charge d'affaires

43 : Charge d'affaires

n.

A diplomatic representative, or minister of an inferior grade, accredited by the government of one state to the minister of foreign affairs of another; also, a substitute, ad interim, for an ambassador or minister plenipotentiary.

44 : Chargeful

a.

Costly; expensive.

45 : Chargehouse

n.

A schoolhouse.

46 : Chargeless

a.

Free from, or with little, charge.

47 : Chargeous

a.

Burdensome.

48 : Charger

n.

One who, or that which charges.

49 : Charger

n.

An instrument for measuring or inserting a charge.

50 : Charger

n.

A large dish.

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This word charge uses (6) total characters with white out space

This word charge uses 6 unique characters: A C E G H R

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From Wikipedia

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 shield
  • Charge (pen spinning), a pen-spinning trick
  • Charge (youth), an underage person placed under the supervision of a nobleman
  • Chargé d'affaires, two classes of diplomatic agents
  • Criminal charge, a formal accusation made before a court by a prosecuting authority
  • Charge (bugle call), a bugle call which signals to execute a charge
  • Charge (pastoral), one or more congregations under the spiritual leadership of a minister or ministry team
  • Charge (student associations), the executive of German student fraternities
  • Charge Automotive Limited, a developer of electric freight vehicles sized from 3.5 tonnes to 26 tonnes

From Wiktionary

See also: Charge, chargé, and Chargé

Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Etymology
    • 1.2 Pronunciation
    • 1.3 Noun
      • 1.3.1 Derived terms
      • 1.3.2 Translations
    • 1.4 Verb
      • 1.4.1 Derived terms
      • 1.4.2 Related terms
      • 1.4.3 Translations
    • 1.5 Further reading
  • 2 French
    • 2.1 Etymology
    • 2.2 Pronunciation
    • 2.3 Noun
      • 2.3.1 Descendants
    • 2.4 Verb
      • 2.4.1 Related terms
    • 2.5 Further reading
    • 2.6 Anagrams
  • 3 Portuguese
    • 3.1 Etymology
    • 3.2 Noun
      • 3.2.1 Synonyms
    • 3.3 Further reading

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English chargen, from Old French chargier, from Medieval Latin carricare (to load), from Latin carrus (a car, wagon); see car.

From the Franco Belgian French, charger, meaning load or exagere.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /t͡ʃɑːd͡ʒ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /t͡ʃɑɹd͡ʒ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)dʒ

Noun[edit]

charge (countable and uncountable, plural charges)

  1. The scope of someone's responsibility.
    The child was in the nanny's charge.
    • 1848 April 24, John K. Kane, opinion, United States v. Hutchison, as reported in The Pennsylvania law Journal, June 1848 edition, as reprinted in, 1848,The Pennsylvania Law Journal volume 7, page 366 [1]:
      He had the key of a closet in which the moneys of this fund were kept, but the outer key of the vault, of which the closet formed part, was in the charge of another person.
  2. Someone or something entrusted to one's care, such as a child to a babysitter or a student to a teacher.
    The child was a charge of the nanny.
  3. A load or burden; cargo.
    The ship had a charge of colonists and their belongings.
  4. The amount of money levied for a service.
    There will be a charge of five dollars.
  5. An instruction.
    I gave him the charge to get the deal closed by the end of the month.
  6. (military) A ground attack against a prepared enemy.
    Pickett did not die leading his famous charge.
  7. An accusation.
    Synonyms: count
    • 2005, Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. 261a.
      we'll nail the sophist to it, if we can get him on that charge;
    That's a slanderous charge of abuse of trust.
  8. An electric charge.
  9. (basketball) An offensive foul in which the player with the ball moves into a stationary defender.
  10. A measured amount of powder and/or shot in a firearm cartridge.
  11. (heraldry) An image displayed on an escutcheon.
  12. A forceful forward movement.
    • 2011 March 2, Chris Whyatt, “Arsenal 5 - 0 Leyton Orient”, in BBC[2]:
      Abou Diaby should have added Arsenal's fourth in the 50th minute after he danced round a host of defenders on a charge towards goal
  13. (weaponry) A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack.
    to bring a weapon to the charge
  14. (farriery) A sort of plaster or ointment.
  15. (obsolete) Weight; import; value.
    • Shakespeare
      many suchlike as's of great charge
  16. (historical or obsolete) A measure of thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; a charre.
  17. (ecclesiastical) An address given at a church service concluding a visitation.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

charge (third-person singular simple present charges, present participle charging, simple past and past participle charged)

  1. To assign a duty or responsibility to.
    • Bible, Joshua xxii. 5:
      Moses [] charged you to love the Lord your God.
    • Shakespeare:
      Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition.
  2. (transitive) To assign (a debit) to an account.
    Let's charge this to marketing.
  3. (transitive) To pay on account, as by using a credit card.
    Can I charge my purchase to my credit card?
    Can I charge this purchase?
  4. (transitive, intransitive) To require payment (of) (a price or fee, for goods, services, etc.).
    to charge high for goods   I won't charge you for the wheat
    • 2013 July 19, Peter Wilby, “Finland spreads word on schools”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 30:
      Imagine a country where children do nothing but play until they start compulsory schooling at age seven. Then, without exception, they attend comprehensives until the age of 16. Charging school fees is illegal, and so is sorting pupils into ability groups by streaming or setting.
  5. (possibly archaic) To sell at a given price.
    to charge coal at 5$ per unit
  6. (law) To formally accuse (a person) of a crime.
    I'm charging you with assault and battery.
  7. To impute or ascribe.
    • Dryden:
      No more accuse thy pen, but charge the crime / On native sloth, and negligence of time.
  8. To call to account; to challenge.
    • Shakespeare:
      to charge me to an answer
  9. (transitive) To place a burden or load on or in.
    • John Locke:
      the charging of children's memories with rules
    • 1911, The Encyclopedia Britannica, entry on Moya:
      [A] huge torrent of boiling black mud, charged with blocks of rock and moving with enormous rapidity, rolled like an avalanche down the gorge.
    1. To ornament with or cause to bear.
      to charge an architectural member with a moulding
    2. (heraldry) To assume as a bearing.
      He charges three roses.
    3. (heraldry) To add to or represent on.
      He charges his shield with three roses or.
  10. (transitive) To load equipment with material required for its use, as a firearm with powder, a fire hose with water, a chemical reactor with raw materials.
    Charge your weapons; we're moving up.
    • Shakespeare:
      their battering cannon charged to the mouths
    1. (transitive) To cause to take on an electric charge.
      Rubbing amber with wool will charge it quickly.
    2. (transitive) To add energy to (a battery, or a device containing a battery).
      He charged the battery overnight.
      Don't forget to charge the drill.
      I charge my phone every night.
    3. (intransitive) (Of a battery or a device containing a battery) To gain energy.
      The battery is still charging: I can't use it yet.
      His cell phone charges very quickly, whereas mine takes forever.
  11. (intransitive) To move forward quickly and forcefully, particularly in combat and/or on horseback.
    1. (military, transitive and intransitive) To attack by moving forward quickly in a group.
      The impetuous corps charged the enemy lines.
    2. (basketball) To commit a charging foul.
    3. (cricket, of a batsman) To take a few steps down the pitch towards the bowler as he delivers the ball, either to disrupt the length of the delivery, or to get into a better position to hit the ball.
  12. (transitive, of a hunting dog) To lie on the belly and be still. (A command given by a hunter to a dog.)

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • cargo
  • cark
  • carack
  • caricature
  • discharge
  • surcharge

Translations[edit]

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

Further reading[edit]

  • charge in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
  • charge in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From charger.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃaʁʒ/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

charge f (plural charges)

  1. load, burden
  2. cargo, freight
  3. responsibility, charge
  4. (law) charge
  5. (military) charge
  6. (in the plural) costs, expenses

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: charge

Verb[edit]

charge

  1. first-person singular present indicative of charger
  2. third-person singular present indicative of charger
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of charger
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of charger
  5. second-person singular imperative of charger

Related terms[edit]

  • chargement
  • charger

Further reading[edit]

  • “charge” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams[edit]

  • gâcher

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French charge.

Noun[edit]

charge f (plural charges)

  1. cartoon (satire of public figures)

Synonyms[edit]

  • cartum

Further reading[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg charge on the Portuguese Wikipedia.Wikipedia pt