charge

Part of speech: verb

To lay or impose something upon; instruct; enjoin.

Part of speech: verb

To set as a price; demand; set down something against; debit; accuse.

Part of speech: verb

To make an onset upon; attack.

Part of speech: noun

A load, as for a firearm.

Part of speech: noun

Care and custody, or the object cared for.

Part of speech: noun

A price; entry of indebtedness; tax; expense; cost.

Part of speech: noun

An admonitory address; instruction; command.

Part of speech: noun

An accusation.

Part of speech: noun

An impetuous onset; also, the signal for it.

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Usage examples "charge":

  1. 3549. But if you did not, what would be the charge for dressing? - "Second Shetland Truck System Report", William Guthrie.
  2. It has been said that she was cruel; but this charge may as well be put out of sight. - "Stories Of Georgia 1896", Joel Chandler Harris.
  3. But I am a friend, and I wish to see the commander in charge of this army. - "The Dare Boys of 1776", Stephen Angus Cox.