Meaning of CHARGE in English


noun weight; import; value.

2. charge ·vt harm.

3. charge ·vt heed; care; anxiety; trouble.

4. charge ·vt a bearing. ·see bearing, ·noun, 8.

5. charge ·vt a soft of plaster or ointment.

6. charge ·vt the price demanded for a thing or service.

7. charge ·vt a load or burder laid upon a person or thing.

8. charge ·vt to impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.

9. charge ·vi to demand a price; as, to charge high for goods.

10. charge ·vt to lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.

11. charge ·vi to debit on an account; as, to charge for purchases.

12. charge ·vt to call to account; to challenge.

13. charge ·vi to make an onset or rush; as, to charge with fixed bayonets.

14. charge ·vt to bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.

15. charge ·vt an order; a mandate or command; an injunction.

xvi. charge ·vt to fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a barrel for apples.

xvii. charge ·vi to squat on its belly and be still;

— a command given by a sportsman to a dog.

xviii. charge ·vt a position (of a weapon) fitted for attack; as, to bring a weapon to the charge.

xix. charge ·noun thirty-six pigs of lead, each pig weighing about seventy pounds;

— called also charre.

xx. charge ·vt to ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an architectural member with a molding.

xxi. charge ·vt an accusation of a wrong of offense; allegation; indictment; specification of something alleged.

xxii. charge ·vt a person or thing commited or intrusted to the care, custody, or management of another; a trust.

xxiii. charge ·vt custody or care of any person, thing, or place; office; responsibility; oversight; obigation; duty.

xxiv. charge ·vt to lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load; to fill.

xxv. charge ·vt whatever constitutes a burden on property, as rents, taxes, lines, ·etc.; costs; expense incurred;

— usually in the plural.

xxvi. charge ·vt 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.

xxvii. charge ·vt 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.

xxviii. charge ·vt 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.

xxix. charge ·vt 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.

xxx. charge ·vt 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.

xxxi. charge ·vt 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.

xxxii. charge ·vt 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.

xxxiii. charge ·vt 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.

xxxiv. charge ·vt 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 English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.