Definitions of charge

The word "charge" uses 6 letters: aceghr.

CHARGE is playable in:

Words With Friends13
Scrabble US12
Scrabble UK12

v. t. - To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill. 2

v. t. - To lay on or impose, as a task, duty, or trust; to command, instruct, or exhort with authority; to enjoin; to urge earnestly; as, to charge a jury; to charge the clergy of a diocese; to charge an agent. 2

v. t. - To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for. 2

v. t. - To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples. 2

v. t. - To place something to the account of as a debt; to debit, as, to charge one with goods. Also, to enter upon the debit side of an account; as, to charge a sum to one. 2

v. t. - To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge. 2

v. t. - To accuse; to make a charge or assertion against (a person or thing); to lay the responsibility (for something said or done) at the door of. 2

v. t. - To place within or upon any firearm, piece of apparatus or machinery, the quantity it is intended and fitted to hold or bear; to load; to fill; as, to charge a gun; to charge an electrical machine, etc. 2

v. t. - To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding. 2

v. t. - To assume as a bearing; as, he charges three roses or; to add to or represent on; as, he charges his shield with three roses or. 2

v. t. - To call to account; to challenge. 2

v. t. - To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack. 2

v. i. - To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets. 2

v. i. - To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods. 2

v. i. - To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases. 2

v. i. - To squat on its belly and be still; -- a command given by a sportsman to a dog. 2

v. t. - A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. 2

v. t. - A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust. 2

v. t. - Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty. 2

v. t. - Heed; care; anxiety; trouble. 2

v. t. - Harm. 2

v. t. - An order; a mandate or command; an injunction. 2

v. t. - An address (esp. an earnest or impressive address) containing instruction or exhortation; as, the charge of a judge to a jury; the charge of a bishop to his clergy. 2

v. t. - An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged. 2

v. t. - Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; -- usually in the plural. 2

v. t. - The price demanded for a thing or service. 2

v. t. - An entry or a account of that which is due from one party to another; that which is debited in a business transaction; as, a charge in an account book. 2

v. t. - That quantity, as of ammunition, electricity, ore, fuel, etc., which any apparatus, as a gun, battery, furnace, machine, etc., is intended to receive and fitted to hold, or which is actually in it at one time 2

v. t. - The act of rushing upon, or towards, an enemy; a sudden onset or attack, as of troops, esp. cavalry; hence, the signal for attack; as, to sound the charge. 2

v. t. - A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge. 2

v. t. - A soft of plaster or ointment. 2

v. t. - A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8. 2

n. - Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; -- called also charre. 2

n. - Weight; import; value. 2

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