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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 ?
I have said enough in answer to the charge of Meletus: any elaborate defence is unnecessary, but I know only too well how many are the enmities which I have incurred, and this is what will be my destruction if I am destroyed;--not Meletus, nor yet Anytus, but the envy and detraction of the world, which has been the death of many good men, and will probably be the death of many more; there is no danger of my being the last of them.
You are acquitted of this charge, Nathaniel Bumppo,” said the Judge.
In one, the cow-buffaloes stood with their calves in the center, and glared and pawed, ready, if a wolf would only stay still, to charge down and trample the life out of him.
Now we shall charge you nothing on our own account; but suffer us to make use of this in aiding my good friend.
The special work which the General desired me to do was be a sort of "house father" to the Indian young men--that is, I was to live in the building with them and have the charge of their discipline, clothing, rooms, and so on.
But now, as it turned to charge again, the man had no guide whereby to direct his point.
Tarzan recognized the ear-marks of the witch-doctor and awaited Numa's charge with a feeling of pleasurable anticipation, for the ape-man had no love for witch-doctors; but in the instant that Numa did charge, the white man suddenly recalled that the lion had stolen his kill a few minutes before and that revenge is sweet.
With daylight their courage would be equal to the demands of a charge upon the handful of beasts that had routed them from their rightful abodes.
In silence they left the hotel and drove to the Embassy, in silence the young man ushered his charge into the large, pleasant apartment on the ground floor of the Embassy, where the ambassador was giving instructions to two of his secretaries.
The upshot of all this was that when Boxtel, who watched the course of political events much more attentively than his neighbour Cornelius was used to do, heard the news of the brothers De Witt being arrested on a charge of high treason against the States, he thought within his heart that very likely he needed only to say one word, and the godson would be arrested as well as the godfather.
And from the bush they had sent word that they were coming back to wipe out the three white men in charge, while two of the three white men, in turn, were hunting them through the bush.
The one that charged the Essex made charge after charge, and I guess whale nature hasn't changed any in the last few years.
One of them behemoths of 'Oly Writ," muttered Tippet as they came to a halt and with guns ready awaited the almost inevitable charge.
Thus, the presiding Judge had himself revised his charge to the jury.
As a revolutionist myself, as one on the inside who knew the hopes and fears and secret plans of the revolutionists, I am fitted to answer, as very few are, the charge that they were guilty of exploding the bomb in Congress.