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Synonyms for charge

Synonyms for charge

to be morally bound to do

to place a trust upon


to make or become full; put as much into as can be held

to place a burden or heavy load on

to cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone

to put (explosive material) into a weapon


to make an accusation against

to regard as belonging to or resulting from another

an amount paid or to be paid for a purchase


a fixed amount of money charged for a privilege or service

a quantity of explosive put into a weapon


an act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion

a person who relies on another for support

the function of watching, guarding, or overseeing

the state of being detained by legal authority

a swift advance or attack

Synonyms for charge

an impetuous rush toward someone or something

(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense

the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons

attention and management implying responsibility for safety

a person committed to your care

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(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object

the swift release of a store of affective force

request for payment of a debt


a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle


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blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against

file a formal charge against

make an accusatory claim

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enter a certain amount as a charge

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give over to another for care or safekeeping

pay with a credit card

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lie down on command, of hunting dogs

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place a heraldic bearing on

provide (a device) with something necessary

direct into a position for use

impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to

instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence

instruct or command with authority

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attribute responsibility to

set or ask for a certain price

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cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on

energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge


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Tout en chargeant le secretaire general du PJD d'entamer des consultations, le secretariat general du PJD a toutefois souligne que c'est au Conseil national du parti que revient la decision de trancher dans les options en presence, et ce sur la base des consultations du secretaire general avec les partenaires politiques pour la formation d'une nouvelle coalition, ajoute le communique.
Me Farid el-Dib a rappele que lors du rassemblement de grandes masses dans les differentes places du pays, Moubarak a employe ses pouvoirs constitutionnels, donnant l'ordre d'imposer le couvre-feu et chargeant l'armee de maintenir l'ordre dans le pays.
En Suisse, la Commission de politique exterieure du Conseil national a annonce qu'elle deposera une motion chargeant le Conseil federal de ce pays de demander aux Nations unies d'etendre le mandat de la Mission des Nations unies pour l'organisation d'un referendum au Sahara occidental a la surveillance des droits de l'homme dans les territoires sahraouis occupes.
Cependant, et d'apres des sources bien informees, le mal provient d'autres partenaires qui ont refuse de contribuer au financement de ce projet en se chargeant des frais du deplacement de certains reseaux souterrains reliant El Jadida a Jorf Lasfar.
Les militants egyptiens denoncent les policiers "arracheurs d'yeux", accusant les forces de l'ordre armees de fusils, tirant notamment des balles en caoutchouc, de viser deliberement les yeux des manifestants et chargeant des francs-tireurs specialistes de cette mission.
Le president de la Republique a conclu cette reunion en chargeant le gouvernement de suivre de pres la mise en œuvre du programme quinquennal national de developpement dans son ensemble, et de lui en faire periodiquement rapport.