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Charge definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

CHARGE, v.t.
1. To rush on; to fall on; to attack, especially with fixed bayonets; as, an army charges the enemy.
2. To load, as a musket or cannon; to thrust in powder, or powder and ball or shot.
3. To lead or burden; to throw on or impose that which oppresses; as, to charge the stomach with indigestible food; or to lay on, or to fill, without oppressing; as, to charge the memory with rules and precepts; to charge the mid with facts.
4. To set or lay on; to impose, as a tax; as, the land is charged with a quit rent; a rent is charge on the land.
5. To lay on or impose, as a task.
The gospel chargeth us with piety towards God.
6. To put or lay on; as, to charge a building with ornaments, often implying superfluity.
7. To lay on, as a duty; followed by with.
The commander charged the officer with the execution of the project. See Gen
8. To entrust to; as, an officer is charged with dispatches.
9. To set to, as a dept; to place on the debit side of an account; as, to charge a man with the price of goods sold to him.
10. To load or lay on in words, something wrong, reproachful or criminal; to impute to; as, to charge a man with theft.
11. To lay on in words; to impute to; followed by on before the person; as, to charge a crime on the offender; to charge evil consequences on the doctrines of the stoics.
12. To lay on, give or communicate, as an order, command or earnest request; to enjoin; to exhort.
In all this, Job sinned not, nor charged God foolishly. Job 1.
13. To lay on, give or communicate, as an order, command or earnest request; to enjoin; to exhort.
Charge them that are rich in this world, that they be not high-minded. 1 Timothy 4.
In this sense, when the command is given in the name of God, or with an oath, the phrase amounts to an adjuration.
To adjure; to bind by an oath. 1 Sam
14. To give directions to; to instruct authoritatively; as, the judge charged the grand jury to inquire respecting breaches of the peace.
15. To communicate electrical matter to, as to a coated vial, or an electrical battery.
CHARGE, v.i. To make an onset. Thus Glanville says, like your heroes of antiquity, he charges in iron; and we say, to charge with fixed bayonets. But in this application, the object is understood; to charge the enemy.
1. That which is laid on or in; in a general sense, any load or burden. It is the same word radically as cargo.
2. The quantity of powder, or of powder and ball or shot, used to load a musket, cannon or other like instrument.
3. An onset; a rushing on an enemy; attack; especially by moving troops with fixed bayonets. But it is used for an onset of cavalry as well as of infantry.
4. An order, injunction, mandate, command.
Moses gave Joshua a charge. Numbers 27.
The king gave charge concerning Absalom. 1 Samuel 18.
5. That which is enjoined, committed, entrusted or delivered to another, implying care, custody, oversight, or duty to be performed by the person entrusted.
I gave Hanani charge over Jerusalem. Nehemiah 7.
Hence the word includes any trust or commission; an office, duty, employment. It is followed by of or over; more generally by of. Hence,
6. The person or thing committed to anothers custody, care or management; a trust. Thus the people of a parish are called the ministers charge.
The starry guardian drove his charge away to some fresh pasture.
7. Instructions given by a judge to a jury, or by a bishop to his clergy. The word may be used as synonymous with command, direction, exhortation or injunction, but always implies solemnity.
8. Imputation in a bad sense; accusation.
Lay not this sin to their charge. Acts 7.
9. That which constitutes debt, in commercial transactions; an entry of money or the price of goods, on the debit side of an account.
10. Cost; expense; as, the charges of the war are to be borne by the nation.
11. Imposition on land or estate; rent, tax, or whatever constitutes a burden or duty.
12. In military affairs, a signal to attack; as, to sound the charge.
13. The posture of a weapon fitted for an attack or combat.
Their armed slaves in charge.
14. Among farriers, a preparation of the consistence of a thick decoction, or between an ointment and a plaster, used as a remedy for sprains and inflammations.
15. In heraldry, that which is borne upon the color; or the figures represented on the escutcheon, by which the bearers are distinguished from one another.
16. In electrical experiments, a quantity of electrical fluid, communicated to a coated jar, vial or pane of glass.
A charge of lead, is thirty-six pigs, each containing six stone, wanting two pounds.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: an impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
2: (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny" [syn: charge, complaint]
3: the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
4: the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons; "the battery needed a fresh charge" [syn: charge, electric charge]
5: attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard" [syn: care, charge, tutelage, guardianship]
6: a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message" [syn: mission, charge, commission]
7: a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street"
8: financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
9: (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge" [syn: cathexis, charge]
10: the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks" [syn: bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick]
11: request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month" [syn: charge, billing]
12: a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury" [syn: commission, charge, direction]
13: an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving" [syn: accusation, charge]
14: heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield [syn: charge, bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing]
15: a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains" [syn: charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge] v
1: to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork" [syn: charge, bear down]
2: blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference" [syn: charge, accuse]
3: demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights" [syn: charge, bill]
4: move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office" [syn: tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck]
5: assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance" [syn: appoint, charge]
6: file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife" [syn: charge, lodge, file]
7: make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
8: fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay" [ant: discharge]
9: enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
10: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison" [syn: commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge]
11: give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage" [syn: consign, charge]
12: pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt; "Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?" [ant: pay cash]
13: lie down on command, of hunting dogs
14: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks" [syn: agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up] [ant: calm, calm down, lull, quiet, quieten, still, tranquilize, tranquillise, tranquillize]
15: place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
16: provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera" [syn: load, charge]
17: direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me" [syn: charge, level, point]
18: impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend" [syn: charge, saddle, burden]
19: instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
20: instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
21: attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience" [syn: blame, charge]
22: set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
23: cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
24: energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
25: saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from charger Date: 13th century 1. a. obsolete a material load or weight b. a figure borne on a heraldic field 2. a. the quantity that an apparatus is intended to receive and fitted to hold b. the quantity of explosive used in a single discharge c. a store or accumulation of impelling force <the deeply emotional charge of the drama> d. a definite quantity of electricity; especially an excess or deficiency of electrons in a body e. thrill, kick <got a charge out of the game> 3. a. obligation, requirement b. management, supervision <has charge of the home office> c. the ecclesiastical jurisdiction (as a parish) committed to a clergyman d. a person or thing committed to the care of another 4. a. instruction, command b. instruction in points of law given by a court to a jury 5. a. expense, cost <gave the banquet at his own charge> b. the price demanded for something <no admission charge> c. a debit to an account <the purchase was a charge> d. the record of a loan (as of a book from a library) e. British an interest in property granted as security for a loan 6. a. a formal assertion of illegality <a charge of murder> b. a statement of complaint or hostile criticism <denied the charges of nepotism that were leveled against him> 7. a. (1) a violent rush forward (as to attack) <the charge of the brigade> (2) the signal for attack <sound the charge> b. a usually illegal rush into an opponent in various sports (as basketball) II. verb (charged; charging) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French charger, from Late Latin carricare, from Latin carrus wheeled vehicle more at car Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. a. archaic to lay or put a load on or in ; load b. (1) to place a charge (as of powder) in (2) to load or fill to capacity c. (1) to restore the active materials in (a storage battery) by the passage of a direct current through in the opposite direction to that of discharge (2) to give an electric charge to <charge a capacitor> d. (1) to assume as a heraldic bearing (2) to place a heraldic bearing on e. to fill or furnish fully <the music is charged with excitement> f. electrify 2 <the crowd was charged by her performance> 2. a. to impose a task or responsibility on <charge him with the job of finding a new meeting place> b. to command, instruct, or exhort with authority <I charge you not to go> c. of a judge to give a charge to (a jury) 3. a. to make an assertion against especially by ascribing guilt or blame <charges him with armed robbery> <they were charged as being instigators> b. to place the guilt or blame for <charge her failure to negligence> c. to assert as an accusation <charges that he distorted the data> 4. a. to bring (a weapon) into position for attack ; level <charge a lance> b. to rush against ; attack; also to rush into (an opponent) usually illegally in various sports 5. a. (1) to impose a financial burden on <charge his estate with debts incurred> (2) to impose or record as financial obligation <charge debts to an estate> b. (1) to fix or ask as fee or payment <charges $50 for an office visit> (2) to ask payment of (a person) <charge a client for expenses> c. to record (an item) as an expense, debt, obligation, or liability <charged a new sofa> intransitive verb 1. to rush forward in or as if in assault ; attack; also to charge an opponent in sports 2. to ask or set a price <do you charge for this service?> 3. to charge an item to an account <charge now, pay later> Synonyms: see command

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. --v. 1 tr. a ask (an amount) as a price (charges £5 a ticket). b ask (a person) for an amount as a price (you forgot to charge me). 2 tr. a (foll. by to, up to) debit the cost of to (a person or account) (charge it to my account; charge it up to me). b debit (a person or an account) (bought a new car and charged the company). 3 tr. a (often foll. by with) accuse (of an offence) (charged him with theft). b (foll. by that + clause) make an accusation that. 4 tr. (foll. by to + infin.) instruct or urge. 5 (foll. by with) a tr. entrust with. b refl. undertake. 6 a intr. make a rushing attack; rush headlong. b tr. make a rushing attack on; throw oneself against. 7 tr. (often foll. by up) a give an electric charge to (a body). b store energy in (a battery). 8 tr. (often foll. by with) load or fill (a vessel, gun, etc.) to the full or proper extent. 9 tr. (usu. as charged adj.) a (foll. by with) saturated with (air charged with vapour). b (usu. foll. by with) pervaded (with strong feelings etc.) (atmosphere charged with emotion; a charged atmosphere). --n. 1 a a price asked for goods or services. b a financial liability or commitment. 2 an accusation, esp. against a prisoner brought to trial. 3 a a task, duty, or commission. b care, custody, responsible possession. c a person or thing entrusted; a minister's congregation. 4 a an impetuous rush or attack, esp. in a battle. b the signal for this. 5 the appropriate amount of material to be put into a receptacle, mechanism, etc. at one time, esp. of explosive for a gun. 6 a a property of matter that is a consequence of the interaction between its constituent particles and exists in a positive or negative form, causing electrical phenomena. b the quantity of this carried by a body. c energy stored chemically for conversion into electricity. d the process of charging a battery. 7 an exhortation; directions, orders. 8 a burden or load. 9 Heraldry a device; a bearing. Phrases and idioms: charge account US a credit account at a shop etc. charge card a credit card for which the account must be paid in full when a statement is issued. charge-hand Brit. a worker, ranking below a foreman, in charge of others on a particular job. charge-nurse Brit. a nurse in charge of a ward etc. charge-sheet Brit. a record of cases and charges made at a police station. free of charge gratis. give a person in charge hand a person over to the police. in charge having command. lay to a person's charge accuse a person of. put a person on a charge charge a person with a specified offence. return to the charge begin again, esp. in argument. take charge (often foll. by of) assume control or direction. Derivatives: chargeable adj. Etymology: ME f. OF charger f. LL car(ri)care load f. L carrus CAR

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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. 2. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust. Note: The people of a parish or church are called the charge of the clergyman who is set over them. 3. Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty. 'Tis a great charge to come under one body's hand. --Shak. 4. Heed; care; anxiety; trouble. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 5. Harm. [Obs.] --Chaucer. 6. An order; a mandate or command; an injunction. The king gave cherge concerning Absalom. --2. Sam. xviii. 5. 7. 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. 8. An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged. The charge of confounding very different classes of phenomena. --Whewell. 9. Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; -- usually in the plural. 10. The price demanded for a thing or service. 11. 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. 12. 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 13. 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. Never, in any other war afore, gave the Romans a hotter charge upon the enemies. --Holland. The charge of the light brigade. --Tennyson. 14. A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge. 15. (Far.) A soft of plaster or ointment. 16. (Her.) A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8. 17. [Cf. Charre.] Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; -- called also charre. 18. Weight; import; value. Many suchlike ``as's'' of great charge. --Shak. Back charge. See under Back, a. Bursting charge. (a (Mil.) The charge which bursts a shell, etc. (b (Mining) A small quantity of fine powder to secure the ignition of a charge of coarse powder in blasting. Charge and discharge (Equity Practice), the old mode or form of taking an account before a master in chancery. Charge sheet, the paper on which are entered at a police station all arrests and accusations. To sound the charge, to give the signal for an attack. Syn: Care; custody; trust; management; office; expense; cost; price; assault; attack; onset; injunction; command; order; mandate; instruction; accusation; indictment.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Charge Charge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Charged; p. pr. & vb. n. Charging.] [OF. chargier, F. charger, fr. LL. carricare, fr. L. carrus wagon. Cf. Cargo, Caricature, Cark, and see Car.] 1. To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill. A carte that charged was with hay. --Chaucer. The charging of children's memories with rules. --Locke. 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. Moses . . . charged you to love the Lord your God. --Josh. xxii. 5. Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition. --Shak. 3. To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for. When land shall be charged by any lien. --Kent. 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. No more accuse thy pen, but charge the crime On native sloth and negligence of time. --Dryden. 7. 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. If he did that wrong you charge him with. --Tennyson. 8. 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. Their battering cannon charged to the mouths. --Shak. 9. To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding. 10. (Her.) 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. 11. To call to account; to challenge. [Obs.] To charge me to an answer. --Shak. 12. To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack. Charged our main battle's front. --Shak. Syn: To intrust; command; exhort; instruct; accuse; impeach; arraign. See Accuse.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Charge Charge, v. i. 1. To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets. Like your heroes of antiquity, he charges in iron. --Glanvill. ``Charge for the guns!'' he said. --Tennyson. 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.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(charges, charging, charged) Frequency: The word is one of the 700 most common words in English. 1. If you charge someone an amount of money, you ask them to pay that amount for something that you have sold to them or done for them. Even local nurseries charge 100 a week... The hospitals charge the patients for every aspirin... Some banks charge if you access your account to determine your balance. ...the architect who charged us a fee of seven hundred and fifty pounds. VERB: V n, V n for n, V, V n n 2. To charge something to a person or organization means to tell the people providing it to send the bill to that person or organization. To charge something to someone's account means to add it to their account so they can pay for it later. Go out and buy a pair of glasses, and charge it to us... All transactions have been charged to your account. = bill VERB: V n to n, V n to n 3. A charge is an amount of money that you have to pay for a service. We can arrange this for a small charge... Customers who arrange overdrafts will face a monthly charge of 5. N-COUNT 4. A charge is a formal accusation that someone has committed a crime. He may still face criminal charges... They appeared at court yesterday to deny charges of murder. N-COUNT 5. When the police charge someone, they formally accuse them of having done something illegal. They have the evidence to charge him... Police have charged Mr Bell with murder. VERB: V n, V n with n 6. If you charge someone with doing something wrong or unpleasant, you publicly say that they have done it. (WRITTEN) He charged the minister with lying about the economy. = accuse VERB: V n with -ing/n 7. If you take charge of someone or something, you make yourself responsible for them and take control over them. If someone or something is in your charge, you are responsible for them. A few years ago Bacryl took charge of the company... I have been given charge of this class... They would never forget their time in his charge. N-UNCOUNT: usu N of n 8. If you are in charge in a particular situation, you are the most senior person and have control over something or someone. Who's in charge here? ...the Swiss governess in charge of the smaller children. PHRASE: v-link PHR, oft PHR of n 9. If you describe someone as your charge, they have been given to you to be looked after and you are responsible for them. The coach tried to get his charges motivated. N-COUNT: usu pl, poss N 10. If you charge towards someone or something, you move quickly and aggressively towards them. He charged through the door to my mother's office... He ordered us to charge. ...a charging bull. VERB: V prep/adv, V, V-ing Charge is also a noun. ...a bayonet charge. N-COUNT 11. To charge a battery means to pass an electrical current through it in order to make it more powerful or to make it last longer. Alex had forgotten to charge the battery. VERB: V n Charge up means the same as charge. There was nothing in the brochure about having to drive the car every day to charge up the battery. PHRASAL VERB: V P n (not pron) 12. An electrical charge is an amount of electricity that is held in or carried by something. (TECHNICAL) N-COUNT: usu sing 13. see also charged, baton charge, cover charge, depth charge, service charge 14. If something is free of charge, it does not cost anything. The leaflet is available free of charge from post offices. = free PHRASE

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. a. 1. Load, burden, freight, lade. 2. Intrust, put in care of. 3. Ascribe, impute, lay, lay at one's door, lay to one's charge. 4. Accuse, arraign, impeach, inculpate, criminate, indict, tax, call to account, take to task, inform against. 5. Command, order, bid, require, enjoin. 6. Attack, assault, fall upon, bear down upon, set on. II. v. n. Make an onset, make a charge. III. n. 1. Load, lading, cargo, freight, burden. 2. Care, custody, ward, management. 3. Commission, duty, office, trust, employment. 4. Trust, intrusted object, intrusted cause, object of responsibility. 5. Order, injunction, direction, mandate, precept, command. 6. Instruction, exhortation. 7. Accusation, crimination. 8. Cost, expense, outlay, expenditure. 9. Price, sum charged. 10. Onset, onslaught, assault, attack, encounter. 11. (Her.) Bearing.

Moby Thesaurus

accountability, accounting for, accounts payable, accounts receivable, accredit, accusal, accusation, accuse, accusing, achievement, action, activate, adjure, administration, admission, admission fee, admonish, advowson, afflict, agency, agentship, aggravated assault, aggression, alerion, allegation, allege, allegement, allegiance, amount, amount due, amperage, amphibious attack, amplify, anchorage, animal charge, annulet, answerability, anticathexis, application, argent, armed assault, armipotence, armorial bearings, armory, arms, arraign, arraignment, arrogation, article, ascription, ask, assail, assailing, assailment, assault, assert, assess, assessment, assign, assignation, assigned task, assignment, attachment, attack, attribute, attribution, auspices, authority, authorization, authorize, azure, bad debts, bail, bale, bandeau, bang, banzai attack, bar, bar sinister, baton, bear hard upon, bearings, beef, behest, bellyful, bend, bend sinister, benefice, bid, bidding, bill, bill of particulars, billet, bills, black power, blame, blast, blazon, blazonry, blitz, blitzkrieg, boil, bolt, book, boot, bordure, borrowing, bossing, bounden duty, breakthrough, brevet, brim, bring accusation, bring charges, bring to book, bringing of charges, bringing to book, broad arrow, brokerage, brute force, budget, budget items, bumper, burden, burden of expenditure, burden with, burdening, burthen, business, busywork, buy on credit, cadency mark, call of duty, call on, call the signals, call upon, canton, capacity, care, care of souls, carfare, cargo, carload, carrying charge, cartload, cathectic energy, cathexis, caution, cellarage, censure, chaplet, chare, charge for, charges, charging, charisma, charter, chase, chevron, chief, chits, chock, choke, chore, cite, claim, client, clog, clout, coat of arms, cock, cockatrice, cogence, cogency, command, commission, commissioning, commit, commitment, committal, complain, complaint, complement, compulsion, concern, conduct, congest, 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