Results for charge

Definitions of charge:

part of speech: noun

An onset; quantity with which a firearm, etc., is loaded; an obligation; an order; authoritative direction; price.

part of speech: verb

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.

part of speech: verb transitive

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.

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make an onset.

part of speech: noun

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.

part of speech: verb transitive

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.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To make an attack.

Usage examples for charge:

alphabet filter

Word of the day

pyrotechnic

Pertaining to fireworks or the art of making them. ...

Popular definitions