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charge (n):
a special assignment that is given to a person or group
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a confidential mission to London.
his charge was deliver a message

Related Words: commissionmission
charge (n):
attention and management implying responsibility for safety
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he is in the care of a bodyguard
Related Words: careguardianshiptutelage
charge (n):
an impetuous rush toward someone or something
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the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary.
the battle began with a cavalry charge
charge (n):
a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
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this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains
Related Words: burster
charge (n):
heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
charge (n):
(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
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he was arrested on a charge of larceny
Related Words: complaint
charge (n):
an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
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the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving
Related Words: accusation
charge (n):
a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
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the judge's charge to the jury
Related Words: commission
charge (n):
request for payment of a debt
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they submitted their charges at the end of each month
charge (n):
the swift release of a store of affective force
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they got a great bang out of it.
what a boot!
he got a quick rush from injecting heroin.
he does it for kicks

Related Words: thrill
charge (n):
(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
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Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge
Related Word: cathexis
charge (n):
a person committed to your care
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the teacher led her charges across the street
charge (n):
the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
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the battery needed a fresh charge
charge (n):
the price charged for some article or service
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the admission charge
charge (n):
financial liabilities (such as a tax)
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the charges against the estate
charge (v):
saturate
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The room was charged with tension and anxiety
charge (v):
energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
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I need to charge my car battery
charge (v):
cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
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charge a conductor
charge (v):
set or ask for a certain price
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How much do you charge for lunch?
This fellow charges $100 for a massage
charge (v):
attribute responsibility to
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We blamed the accident on her.
The tragedy was charged to her inexperience

Related Word: blame
charge (v):
instruct or command with authority
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The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem
charge (v):
instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
charge (v):
impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
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He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend
Related Words: burden
charge (v):
blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
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he charged the director with indifference
Related Words: accuse
charge (v):
make an accusatory claim
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The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased
charge (v):
file a formal charge against
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The suspect was charged with murdering his wife
Related Words: filelodge
charge (v):
to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
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he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork
charge (v):
direct into a position for use
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point a gun.
He charged his weapon at me
charge (v):
fill or load to capacity
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charge the wagon with hay
charge (v):
provide (a device) with something necessary
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He loaded his gun carefully.
load the camera

Related Words: load
charge (v):
place a heraldic bearing on
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charge all weapons, shields, and banners
charge (v):
cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
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The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks
Related Words: agitateexciterouseturn on
charge (v):
lie down on command, of hunting dogs
charge (v):
move quickly and violently
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The car tore down the street.
He came charging into my office

Related Word: shoot
charge (v):
pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt
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Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?
charge (v):
demand payment
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Will I get charged for this service?
We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights

Related Words: bill
charge (v):
enter a certain amount as a charge
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he charged me $15
charge (v):
give over to another for care or safekeeping
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consign your baggage
Related Words: consign
charge (v):
cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
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After the second episode, she had to be committed.
he was committed to prison

Related Words: commitinstitutionaliseinstitutionalize
charge (v):
assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
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He was appointed deputy manager.
She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance

Related Words: appoint
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An army marches on its stomach

Aç ayı oynamaz
You need to eat for energy to complete your tasks


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