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Main Entry: 2charge
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): charged; charg·ing
1 a : 2LOAD 1a, fill b : to give an electric charge to c : to restore the active materials in a storage battery by the passage of a direct current through in the opposite direction to that of the flowing out of electricity from the battery
2 a : to give a task, duty, or responsibility to <charge him with the job> b : to give an order by right of authority to <I charge you not to go>
3 : to accuse formally <charged with speeding>
4 : to rush against : make an assault on; also : to charge an opponent in sports
5 a : to enter as a debt or responsibility on a record <charged the purchase to my account> <charge books on a library card> b : to ask or set as a price <they charge too much for everything> <charged $100 for repairs>
synonym see COMMAND
- charge·able /primarystresschär-jschwa-bschwal/ adjective

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