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Synonyms for (noun) charge

Synonyms: mission, charge, commission Definition: a special assignment that is given to a person or group Usage: a confidential mission to London; his charge was deliver a message

Similar words: assignment, duty assignment Definition: a duty that you are assigned to perform (especially in the armed forces) Usage: hazardous duty

Synonyms: charge, care, guardianship, tutelage Definition: attention and management implying responsibility for safety Usage: he is in the care of a bodyguard

Similar words: protection Definition: the activity of protecting someone or something Usage: the witnesses demanded police protection

Synonyms: charge Definition: an impetuous rush toward someone or something Usage: the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary; the battle began with a cavalry charge

Similar words: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack Definition: (military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons) Usage: the attack began at dawn

Synonyms: charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge Definition: a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time Usage: this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains

Similar words: explosive Definition: a chemical substance that undergoes a rapid chemical change (with the production of gas) on being heated or struck

Synonyms: charge, bearing, armorial bearing, heraldic bearing Definition: heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

Similar words: heraldry Definition: emblem indicating the right of a person to bear arms

Synonyms: charge, complaint Definition: (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense Usage: he was arrested on a charge of larceny

Similar words: pleading Definition: (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding

Synonyms: charge, accusation Definition: an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence Usage: the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving

Similar words: assertion, asseveration, averment Definition: a declaration that is made emphatically (as if no supporting evidence were necessary)

Synonyms: charge, commission, direction Definition: a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something Usage: the judge's charge to the jury

Similar words: command, bid, bidding, dictation Definition: an authoritative direction or instruction to do something

Synonyms: charge, billing Definition: request for payment of a debt Usage: they submitted their charges at the end of each month

Similar words: asking, request Definition: the verbal act of requesting

Synonyms: flush, kick, boot, charge, bang, thrill, rush Definition: the swift release of a store of affective force Usage: they got a great bang out of it; what a boot!; he got a quick rush from injecting heroin; he does it for kicks

Similar words: excitement, exhilaration Definition: the feeling of lively and cheerful joy Usage: he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed

Synonyms: cathexis, charge Definition: (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object Usage: Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge

Similar words: libidinal energy Definition: (psychoanalysis) psychic energy produced by the libido

Synonyms: charge Definition: a person committed to your care Usage: the teacher led her charges across the street

Similar words: dependant, dependent Definition: a person who relies on another person for support (especially financial support)

Synonyms: charge, electric charge Definition: the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons Usage: the battery needed a fresh charge

Similar words: electrical phenomenon Definition: a physical phenomenon involving electricity

Synonyms: charge Definition: the price charged for some article or service Usage: the admission charge

Similar words: cost Definition: the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor

Synonyms: charge Definition: financial liabilities (such as a tax) Usage: the charges against the estate

Similar words: liabilities Definition: anything that is owed to someone else

Synonyms for (verb) charge

Synonyms: charge Definition: saturate Usage: The room was charged with tension and anxiety

Similar words: impregnate, saturate Definition: infuse or fill completely Usage: Impregnate the cloth with alcohol

Synonyms: charge Definition: energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge Usage: I need to charge my car battery

Similar words: supply, render, provide, furnish Definition: give something useful or necessary to Usage: We provided the room with an electrical heater

Synonyms: charge Definition: cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on Usage: charge a conductor

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: charge Definition: set or ask for a certain price Usage: How much do you charge for lunch?; This fellow charges $100 for a massage

Similar words: determine, set Definition: fix conclusively or authoritatively Usage: set the rules

Synonyms: blame, charge Definition: attribute responsibility to Usage: We blamed the accident on her; The tragedy was charged to her inexperience

Similar words: impute, ascribe, assign, attribute Definition: attribute or credit to Usage: We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare; People impute great cleverness to cats

Synonyms: charge Definition: instruct or command with authority Usage: The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem

Similar words: instruct Definition: give instructions or directions for some task Usage: She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation

Synonyms: charge Definition: instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence

Similar words: instruct Definition: give instructions or directions for some task Usage: She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation

Synonyms: charge, burden, saddle Definition: impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to Usage: He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend

Similar words: require, command Definition: make someone do something

Synonyms: charge Definition: make an accusatory claim Usage: The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased

Similar words: claim Definition: assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing Usage: He claimed that he killed the burglar

Synonyms: charge, file, lodge Definition: file a formal charge against Usage: The suspect was charged with murdering his wife

Similar words: impeach, incriminate, criminate, accuse Definition: bring an accusation against; level a charge against Usage: The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse

Synonyms: bear down, charge Definition: to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle Usage: he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork

Similar words: rush Definition: attack suddenly

Synonyms: charge, level, point Definition: direct into a position for use Usage: point a gun; He charged his weapon at me

Similar words: aim, direct, take, take aim, train Definition: point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards Usage: Please don't aim at your little brother!; He trained his gun on the burglar; Don't train your camera on the women; Take a swipe at one's opponent

Synonyms: charge Definition: fill or load to capacity Usage: charge the wagon with hay

Similar words: alter, change, modify Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue

Synonyms: load, charge Definition: provide (a device) with something necessary Usage: He loaded his gun carefully; load the camera

Similar words: fill, fill up, make full Definition: make full, also in a metaphorical sense Usage: fill a container; fill the child with pride

Synonyms: charge Definition: place a heraldic bearing on Usage: charge all weapons, shields, and banners

Similar words: paint Definition: make a painting Usage: he painted all day in the garden; He painted a painting of the garden

Synonyms: turn on, rouse, excite, charge, charge up, commove, agitate Definition: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused Usage: The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

Similar words: trouble, disturb, upset Definition: move deeply Usage: This book upset me; A troubling thought

Synonyms: charge Definition: lie down on command, of hunting dogs

Similar words: lie, lie down Definition: assume a reclining position Usage: lie down on the bed until you feel better

Synonyms: tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, charge Definition: move quickly and violently Usage: The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office

Similar words: hasten, hotfoot, hie, cannonball along, bucket along, pelt along, belt along, step on it, race, speed, rush, rush along Definition: move fast Usage: He rushed down the hall to receive his guests; The cars raced down the street

Synonyms: charge Definition: pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt Usage: Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?

Similar words: pay Definition: give money, usually in exchange for goods or services Usage: I paid four dollars for this sandwich; Pay the waitress, please

Synonyms: bill, charge Definition: demand payment Usage: Will I get charged for this service?; We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights

Similar words: account, calculate Definition: keep an account of

Synonyms: charge Definition: enter a certain amount as a charge Usage: he charged me $15

Similar words: debit Definition: enter as debit

Synonyms: charge, consign Definition: give over to another for care or safekeeping Usage: consign your baggage

Similar words: entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit Definition: confer a trust upon Usage: The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret; I commit my soul to God

Synonyms: charge, commit, institutionalise, institutionalize, send Definition: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution Usage: After the second episode, she had to be committed; he was committed to prison

Similar words: transfer Definition: move from one place to another Usage: transfer the data; transmit the news; transfer the patient to another hospital