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  1. an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged me director with indifference" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is under the care of a physician" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  12. (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  13. a task that has been assigned to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  14. a impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons; "the battery needed a fresh charge" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  19. give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  21. a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  22. attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  23. the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  24. a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  25. the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  26. financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  27. saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  28. energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  29. cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  30. set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  34. to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  35. direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  36. fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  37. provide with munition; "He loaded his gun carefully" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  38. place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  39. lie down on command, of hunting dogs Wordnet Dictionary DB
  40. pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt; "Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  41. demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  42. enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  43. To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill. Webster Dictionary DB
  44. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  45. To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for. Webster Dictionary DB
  46. To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples. Webster Dictionary DB
  47. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  48. To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge. Webster Dictionary DB
  49. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  50. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  51. To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding. Webster Dictionary DB
  52. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  53. To call to account; to challenge. Webster Dictionary DB
  54. To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack. Webster Dictionary DB
  55. To make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets. Webster Dictionary DB
  56. To demand a price; as, to charge high for goods. Webster Dictionary DB
  57. To debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases. Webster Dictionary DB
  58. A load or burder laid upon a person or thing. Webster Dictionary DB
  59. A person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust. Webster Dictionary DB
  60. Custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty. Webster Dictionary DB
  61. Heed; care; anxiety; trouble. Webster Dictionary DB
  62. Harm. Webster Dictionary DB
  63. An order; a mandate or command; an injunction. Webster Dictionary DB
  64. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  65. An accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged. Webster Dictionary DB
  66. The price demanded for a thing or service. Webster Dictionary DB
  67. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  68. 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 Webster Dictionary DB
  69. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  70. A position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge. Webster Dictionary DB
  71. A soft of plaster or ointment. Webster Dictionary DB
  72. A bearing. See Bearing, n., 8. Webster Dictionary DB
  73. Weight; import; value. Webster Dictionary DB
  74. A formal accusation of criminal activity. The prosecuting attorney decides on the charges, after reviewing police reports, witness statements and any other evidence of wrongdoing. Formal charges are announced at an arrested person's arraignment.
  75. To squat on its belly and be still; - a command given by a sportsman to a dog. Webster Dictionary DB
  76. Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; - usually in the plural. Webster Dictionary DB
  77. Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; - called also charre. Webster Dictionary DB
  78. Amounts charged to the patient as payer for health care services. Medical Dictionary DB
  79. To make an onset. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  80. To rush on or attack; load, as a gun; to command; instruct; accuse; to demand as a price; to place something on record as due from, or as a debt of. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  81. To make an attack. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  82. An onset; quantity with which a firearm, etc., is loaded; an obligation; an order; authoritative direction; price. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  83. To lay on or load: to impose or intrust: to fall upon or attack: to put to the account of: to impute to: to command: to exhort. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  84. That which is laid on: cost or price: the load of powder, etc., for a gun: attack or onset: care, custody: the object of care: command: exhortation: accusation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  85. Load; injunction; object of care; care; accusation; onset. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  86. To load; enjoin; attack; impute to. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  87. To lay or impose something upon; instruct; enjoin. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  88. To set as a price; demand; set down something against; debit; accuse. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  89. To make an onset upon; attack. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  90. A load, as for a firearm. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  91. Care and custody, or the object cared for. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  92. A price; entry of indebtedness; tax; expense; cost. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  93. An admonitory address; instruction; command. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  94. An accusation. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  95. An impetuous onset; also, the signal for it. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  96. Care; custody; the object of care; order or command; injunction; duty; attack or onset; that which is laid on or in; burden; the quantity with which a gun is loaded; the instructions given by a judge to a Jury, or by a bishop to the clergy of his diecese; accusation; price; an entry on the debit side of an account; a quantity of electrical fluid communicated to a Leyden jar, &c.; the figures represented on the escutcheon, by which the bearers are distinguished from one another. A charge of lead, thirty-six pigs, each containing six stone, wanting two pounds each. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  97. To rush on and attack; to load or fill; to lay on or impose; to enjoin; to command; to place on the debit side of an account; to impute; to accuse; to entrust; to give directions to. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  98. That which is laid or imposed on; the quantity of powder and shot or balls necessary to load a gun or cannon; an onset or attack, as on an enemy in battle; any person, thing, or business intrusted or delivered over to another; a trust; exhortation or instructions by a judge to a jury, or by a bishop to his clergy; a solemn direction or command; accusation or imputation; the transactions that constitute a debt; cost; expense; rent or tax on property; the quantity of electricity sent into a coated jar. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  99. To rush on; to attack; to load, as a gun; to lay on, as a tax; to intrust to; to set down to, as a debt; to blame; to censure; to accuse; to command, exhort, or enjoin; to give directions to, as a judge to a jury, or a bishop to his clergy; to fill with the electrical fluid. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  100. To squat on its belly and be still; -- a command given by a sportsman to a dog. mso.anu.edu.au
  101. Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; -- usually in the plural. mso.anu.edu.au
  102. Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; -- called also charre. mso.anu.edu.au
  103. Practice. The opinion expressed by the court to the jury, on the law arising out of a case before them. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  104. It should contain a clear and explicit exposition of the law, when the points of the law in dispute arise out of the facts proved on the trial of the cause; 10 Pet. 657; but the court ought at no time to undertake to decide the facts, for these are to be decided by the jury. 4 Rawle's R. 195; 2 Penna. R. 27; 4 Rawle's R. 356 Id. 100; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 464; 1 Serg. & Rawle, 515; 8 Serg. & Rawle, 150. See 3 Cranch, 298; 6 Pet. 622 1 Gall. R. 53; 5 Cranch, 187; 2 Pet. 625; 9 Pet. 541. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  105. Contracts. An obligation entered into by the owner of an estate which makes the estate responsible for its performance. Vide 2 Ball & Beatty, 223; 8 Com. Dig. 306, Appendix, h. t. Any obligation binding upon him who enters into it, which may be removed or taken away by a discharge. T. de la Ley, h. t. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  106. That particular kind of commission which one undertakes to perform for another, in keeping the custody of his goods, is called a charge. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  107. Wills, devises. An obligation which a testator imposes on his devisee; as, if the testator give Peter, Blackacre, and direct that he shall pay to John during his life an annuity of one hundred dollars, which shall be a charge" on said land; or if a legacy be and directed to be paid out of the real property. 1 Rop. Leg. 446. Vide 4 Vin. Ab. 449; 1 Supp. to Ves. jr. 309; 2 Id. 31; 1 Vern. 45, 411; 1 Swanst. 28; 4 East, R. 501; 4 Ves. jr. 815; Domat, Loix Civ. liv. 3, t. 1, s. 8, n. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  108. To squat on its belly and be still; a command given by a sportsman to a dog. dictgcide_fs
  109. Whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, etc.; costs; expense incurred; usually in the plural. dictgcide_fs
  110. A sort of plaster or ointment. dictgcide_fs
  111. Thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds; called also charre. dictgcide_fs
  112. chärj, v.t. to load, to put into, to fill (with): to load heavily, burden: to fill completely: to cause to receive electricity: to lay a task upon one, to enjoin, command: to deliver officially an injunction, as a judge to a jury, a bishop or archdeacon to his clergy, or a senior to a junior minister at a Presbyterian ordination: to bring an accusation against: to exact a sum of money from, to ask as the price.--v.i. to make an onset.--n. that which is laid on: cost or price: the load of powder, &c., for a gun: attack or onset: care, custody: the object of care, esp. a minister of religion's flock or parish: an accumulation of electricity in a Leyden jar: command: exhortation: accusation: (pl.) expenses.--adj. CHARGE'ABLE, liable to be charged, imputable: blamable: (B.) burdensome.--n. CHARGE'ABLENESS.--adv. CHARGE'ABLY.--adj. CHARGE'FUL (Shak.), expensive.--n. CHARGE'-HOUSE (Shak.), a common school where a fee was charged, in distinction to a free-school.--adj. CHARGE'LESS.--n. CHARG'ER, a flat dish capable of holding a large joint, a platter: a war-horse.--GIVE IN CHARGE, to hand over to the police. [Fr. charger--Low L. carric[=a]re, to load--L. carrus, a wagon. See CAR, CARGO.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  113. Material load; right quantity to put into thing, esp. of explosive for gun; figurative load; expense (at his own c.); price demanded for service or goods; task, duty, commission; care, custody (of; nurse in c. of child in c. of nurse; curate in c., on duty; give person in c. hand over to police); thing or person entrusted, minister\'s flock; exhoration, directions, (parting c., bishop\'s c., judge\'s c. to jury); accusation (lay to one\'s c., accuse him of; c.-sheet, record of cases at police station); impetuous attack, rush, (return to the c., begin again, esp. in argument); (Mil.) signal sounded for attack. [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  114. Load, fill to the full or proper extent, (vessel, gun with explosive); saturate (air with vapour, water with chemicals, accumulator with electricity, memory with facts); entrust with (c. oneself with, undertake); command to do, exhort (esp. of bishop, judge); accuse, impute, (person with action, fault upon person); saddle with (liability), place (liability) on; demand (price) for (also c. person price for); attack (t. & i.) impetuously, esp. on horseback; place (weapon) in position for use (c. bayonets, bring down to receive cavalry c.). [old French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  115. (Also, herald.) device, bearing. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  116. (Her.) Any figure borne on an escutcheon. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  117. A vigorous military attack ; the explosive materials in a mine or gun. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  118. n. [French] Care; management;—the exercise of custody or care; trust; commission;—an earnest command or exhortation; injunction; -any burden on property, as taxes, &c.;—any thing debited to one, as for goods or value received;—accusation or imputation;—a formal address, as of a judge or bishop;—the force to serve a battery or fire-arm;—an onset or attack;—the signal for attack;—a bearing or emblem on an escutcheon. Cabinet Dictionary
  119. Care trust, custody; precept, mandate, command; commission, trust conferred, office; accusation, imputation; the thing entrusted to care or management; expence, cost; onset, attack; the signal to fall upon enemies; the quantity of powder and ball put into a gun; a preparation or a sort of ointment applied to the shoulder-splaits and sprains of horses. Complete Dictionary

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