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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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Facsimile charges are not objectionable so long as they do not exceed outside market prices.
However, according to a suggestion made by Albert Einstein in 1924, a slight difference in the charges carried by the electron and proton could account for the existence of the magnetic fields of the sun and Earth.
The MAAC, in essence, was a limit on the amount by which a nonparticipating physician could increase charges to Medicare beneficiaries each year.
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Head Lancaster Deputy District Attorney John Portillo said the involuntary manslaughter charges best described what happened.
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Say the government really got tough, and sent in the Marines to audit and secure every one of these theoretical escape hatches, making damned sure no extra charges were imposed to compensate for the now illegal ATM fees.
But credit and charge card financing isn't nearly as simple as it sounds.
The final checkable account for which fee information is reported is a NOW account for which the institution charges no fee if a minimum balance is maintained; otherwise, the institution levies one monthly fee with no check charges.
However, about a year later, the condominium board made a motion in the Supreme Court of New York County to direct the Receiver to pay to the condominium all common charges of the garage unit, which then totalled almost $70,000.
But the air, highly resistant to the flow of electricity, insulates the charges from one another.
In a survey of expense charges of annuity contracts offered by 32 insurance companies, only 7 contracts, or about 22%, imposed a front-end load.
To locate charges deposited by a single contact between a metal and an insulator, Terris and his group use a specially modified force microscope.
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Harter, who is free on a written promise to appear in court, is charged with two counts of felony animal cruelty and misdemeanor charges of battery on an animal control officer, creating a public nuisance, running an illegal kennel, animal endangerment, keeping animals in unsanitary conditions and failing to isolate sick animals.