charge in Chinese
[ tʃɑ:dʒ ] Pronunciation:
How to pronounce "charge"Synonyms of "charge""charge" in a sentence"charge" meaning
past tense: charged past participle: charged plural: charges present participle: charging
- Children under five years of age are not charged .
- They could n't make the charges stick .
- The hole is drilled, the charge is set up .
- I charge you not to forget what i have said ..
- Proton and neutron form a charge doublet .
- Each strip can be considered a line charge .
- Please charge the amount to my account .
- Mr. burger made a charge against his enemy .
- Marmee forbade my having anything charged .
- They are charged with the horror of nightmare .
- a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"
Synonyms: mission, commission,
- attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
Synonyms: care, tutelage, guardianship,
- an impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler''s charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge"
- a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"
Synonyms: burster, bursting charge, explosive charge,
- heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
Synonyms: bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing,
- (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"
- an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"
- a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge''s charge to the jury"
Synonyms: commission, direction,
- request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"
- 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"
Synonyms: bang, boot, rush, flush, thrill, kick,
- (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"
- a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street"
- 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"
Synonyms: electric charge,
- the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
- financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"
- saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"
- energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"
- cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"
- set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage"
- attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"
- instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"
- instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
- impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"
Synonyms: saddle, burden,
- blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference"
- make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"
- file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"
Synonyms: lodge, file,
- to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"
Synonyms: bear down,
- direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"
Synonyms: level, point,
- fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"
- provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera"
- place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"
- cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"
Synonyms: agitate, rouse, turn on, commove, excite, charge up,
- lie down on command, of hunting dogs
- move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
Synonyms: tear, shoot, shoot down, buck,
- 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?"
- demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"
- enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"
- give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"
- cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
Synonyms: commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send,
- assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"