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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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He added that public charging stations also serve those drivers travelling to or via Bratislava.
In addition to providing the most consistent in-box and out-of-box charging experience, Quick Charge 4 comes with advanced safety features for both the adapter and mobile device.
In April 1994, the warden of Berks County prison in Pennsylvania began charging his prisoners for room and board.
The most striking change over the past few years has been the substantial, statistically significant increase in the proportion of institutions charging for "on others" transactions (statistical significance not shown in table).
This bipolar charging is a surprising result and, to our knowledge, has not been observed in previous [contact charging] experiments," they report.
The duo are playing catch-up to General Motors, which for the past year has been on an installation spree of its own, constructing more than 200 Southern California stations that operate on a different, incompatible charging system.
Further, although not all banks and savings associations were charging these fees at the beginning of the period, virtually all institutions imposed these charges by the end of the period.
Similar problems involving induction charging occur when metal drums lined with plastic are being filled with a conductive liquid or when rags soaked with a conductive solvent are tossed into a plastic-lined drum.
These fully integrated charge-management controllers combine several key, standard charge-management and safety features in a single chip for reliable charging of high-capacity Li-Ion and Li-Polymer batteries.
The result of that re-evaluation prompted a dramatic change in the foundry's charging system.
One way is to begin charging customers who pay their balances in full or who leave their cards in a sock drawer for emergencies.
At low temperatures, the lithium ion incorporation rate is significantly less than at room temperature so charging at these temperatures may be much longer or impossible.
As part of a foundry retooling, Dotson looked toward modernizing its furnace charging system.
Bernson and Wachs also said if the system was not changed they would join a lawsuit filed recently by two private citizens against the city charging that the sewer service charges are unfair.