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charge

charge

 
 
pronunciation:
charj
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
in charge
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part of speech: verb
inflections: charged, charges, charging
definition 1: to state in an official way that someone is responsible for a crime.
The police charged her with shoplifting.
synonyms:
accuse, blame
similar words:
book
definition 2: to supply with power or energy.
He charged the battery.
similar words:
power, recharge
definition 3: to ask for a certain amount of money as the price of something.
That restaurant charges a dollar for a cup of coffee.
similar words:
ask, bill, demand, require
definition 4: to pay for something with a credit card.
He charged his purchases instead of paying cash.
similar words:
debit
definition 5: to rush forward in order to attack.
The soldiers charged the enemy.
synonyms:
assault
similar words:
attack
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a price you have to pay for something.
The charge for that telephone call was very high.
synonyms:
cost, fee, price
similar words:
amount, bill, check, expense, fare, invoice, payment, rate, rent, sum, tax
phrase: in charge
derivations: chargeable (adj.), chargeably (adv.), chargeability (n.)
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