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Synonyms for charge

Synonyms for charge

to be morally bound to do

to place a trust upon

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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

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to make an accusation against

to regard as belonging to or resulting from another

an amount paid or to be paid for a purchase

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a fixed amount of money charged for a privilege or service

a quantity of explosive put into a weapon

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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

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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

saturate

References in classic literature ?
It had been intimated that I had guilty knowledge of your abduction," he explained simply, "and I was hastening to the jeddak, your father, to convince him of the falsity of the charge, and to give my service to your recovery.
Sabin said, "without even a sight of your warrant or any intimation as to the charge against me?
It's twelve hours, Horser, and the charge is ridiculous.
Natty listened to the charge with great attention, leaning forward toward the reader with an earnestness that denoted his interest; and, when it was ended, he raised his tall body to the utmost, and drew a long sigh.
You are acquitted of this charge, Nathaniel Bumppo,” said the Judge.
General Armstrong asked me to take charge of the night-school, and I did so.
Even as he had guessed, the first charge carried the howling warriors but a short distance into the open--a shrill, weird challenge from the ape-man being all that was necessary to send them scurrying back to the bush.
The ape-man met the charge of his antagonist after the same fashion of fighting that he had been accustomed to employing in previous encounters with Numa and Sheeta.
She is fully occupied in writing (at my suggestion) to her friends in Canada; and she is under the care of the landlady at her lodgings--an experienced and trustworthy person, who has satisfied the doctor as well as myself of her fitness for the charge that she has undertaken.
Either the lawyer is right, and Julian is a fit companion for the madwoman whom he has taken under his charge, or he has some second motive for this absurd journey of his which he has carefully abstained from mentioning in his letter.
But Tarzan sped by her, and as he went, her eyes followed him and she saw the cause of his sudden descent and his rapid charge across the clearing.
Now,' said Fang, 'what's the charge against this boy?
I cannot tell all that happened on that day, but I will tell of the last charge that we made together; it was across a valley right in front of the enemy's cannon.
So the unwilling prelate was dragged away, cheek by jowl, with the half-cooked venison upon the back of his own horse; and Robin and his band took charge of the whole company and led them through the forest glades till they came to an open space near Barnesdale.
A man ought warily to begin charges which once begun will continue; but in matters that return not, he may be more magnificent.