1. charge, attack, onslaught, onset, onrush

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

2. charge, complaint, pleading

usage: (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny"

3. charge, cost

usage: the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"

4. charge, electric charge, electrical phenomenon

usage: the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons; "the battery needed a fresh charge"

5. care, charge, tutelage, guardianship, protection

usage: attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"

6. mission, charge, commission, assignment, duty assignment

usage: a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message"

7. charge, dependant, dependent

usage: a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street"

8. charge, liabilities

usage: financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate"

9. cathexis, charge, libidinal energy

usage: (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge"

10. bang, boot, charge, rush, flush, thrill, kick, exhilaration, excitement

usage: the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks"

11. charge, billing, request, asking

usage: request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month"

12. commission, charge, direction, command, bid, bidding, dictation

usage: a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury"

13. accusation, charge, assertion, averment, asseveration

usage: an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving"

14. charge, bearing, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing, heraldry

usage: heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

15. charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge, explosive

usage: a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains"


1. charge, bear down, rush

usage: to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork"

2. charge, accuse

usage: blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference"

3. charge, bill, account, calculate

usage: demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"

4. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck, rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it

usage: move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"

5. appoint, charge

usage: assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance"

6. charge, lodge, file, accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate

usage: file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife"

7. charge, claim

usage: make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased"

8. charge, change, alter, modify

usage: fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay"

9. charge, debit

usage: enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15"

10. commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge, transfer

usage: cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"

11. consign, charge, entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit

usage: give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage"

12. charge, pay

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

13. charge, lie down, lie

usage: lie down on command, of hunting dogs

14. agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up, disturb, upset, trouble

usage: cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"

15. charge, paint

usage: place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners"

16. load, charge, fill, fill up, make full

usage: provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera"

17. charge, level, point, aim, take, train, take aim, direct

usage: direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me"

18. charge, saddle, burden, command, require

usage: impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend"

19. charge, instruct

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

20. charge, instruct

usage: instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem"

21. blame, charge, impute, ascribe, assign, attribute

usage: attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience"

22. charge, determine, set

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

23. charge, change, alter, modify

usage: cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor"

24. charge, supply, provide, render, furnish

usage: energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery"

25. charge, impregnate, saturate

usage: saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety"

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