Complete Definition of "charge"

see|chargé
English
wikipedia
rank|office|government|particular|602|charge|church|paper|object

Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËʧÉɹʤ/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËʧÉËʤ/
audio|en-us-charge.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)dÊ|-ÉË(r)dÊ

Noun
en-noun

  1. Someone or something entrusted to one's care, i.e. a child to a babysitter.
  2. A load or burden.

#* 2005, w:Plato|Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination|261a.
#*: we'll nail the sophist to it, if we can get him on that charge;

  1. The amount of money levy|levied for a service.
  2. An instruction.
  3. An impetuous attack.
  4. An electric charge.
  5. basketball An offensive foul in which the player with the ball moves into a stationary defender.
  6. A measured amount of powder and/or shot in a firearm cartridge.
  7. heraldry An image displayed on an escutcheon

Translations
trans-top|load or burden
Catalan: càrrega f
Danish: læs n
Dutch: last
Finnish: kuorma
French: charge#French|charge f
German: Last f
Italian: carico m
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Portuguese: carga f
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trans-top|amount of money levied for a service
Catalan: cost m, preu f
Finnish: veloitus, hinta
French: charge#French|charge f
German: Entgelt n
Hebrew: ×××× (khiuv) m
Italian: costo m, prezzo m
trans-mid
Portuguese: encargo m
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trans-top|instruction
Catalan: encàrrec f
Danish: anklage c
Finnish: määräys, ohje
French: charge#French|charge f
Italian: incarico m, compito m
trans-mid
Portuguese: encargo m
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trans-top|impetuous attack
Catalan: càrrega f
Danish: angreb n
Finnish: rynnäkkö, hyökkäys
French: charge#French|charge f
Italian: carico m
trans-mid
Portuguese: carga f
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trans-top|electromagnetic state
Catalan: càrrega f
Czech: náboj m
Danish: ladning c
Dutch: lading
Finnish: varaus
French: charge#French|charge f
German: Ladung f
Italian: carica f
trans-mid
Portuguese: carga elétrica f
Russian: заÑÑд (zar'ád) m
trans-bottom

trans-top|offensive foul
Catalan: càrrega f
Italian: carica f
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb|charg|ing

  1. To place a burden upon.
  2. To assign a duty to.

#: I'm charging you with cleaning up the kitchen.

  1. To formally accuse of a crime.

#: I'm charging you with grand theft auto.

  1. To assign a debit to an account.

#: Let's charge this to marketing.

  1. To pay using a credit card.

#: Can I charge this with my corporate card?

  1. To cause to take on an electric charge.

#: Rubbing amber with wool will charge it quickly.

  1. To move forward quickly and forcefully, particularly in combat, on horseback or both.
  2. military To attack by moving forward quickly in a group.
  3. basketball To commit a charging foul.
  4. cricket (of a batsman) To take a few steps doen 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.
  5. To ready a firearm for use

#: Charge your weapons, we're moving up

Translations
trans-top|to assign a duty to
Czech: povÄÅit
trans-mid
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checktrans-top
ttbc|Italian: caricare
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Related terms
cargo
charge up
discharge
in charge
negative charge
positive charge
recharge


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /ÊaÊÊ/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /SaRZ?/

Noun
charge f

  1. load, charge

Verb form
charge

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

Related terms
chargement
charger

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