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To rush forward, especially suddenly and with speed
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“There are those who run, those who hide, those that charge headlong, and those that push their friends in front of themselves for protection.”
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To attack, especially by advancing suddenly and quickly
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“He saw the next wave of attackers gathering to charge the platoon position.”
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To accuse of wrongdoing
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“They would eventually charge him with illegally acquiring and sharing information.”
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To issue, establish or apply as a charge, fine or penalty
“The province requires us to charge the same low price to all our clients, yet many of them are affluent and could easily afford to pay more.”
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To assign a responsibility, duty, or task to
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“When an airman is shot down near Carriveau, Beck's superiors charge him with the task of locating the man.”
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To order something done
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“By all the awful obligations of your oath, I charge you to do your duty.”
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To record the cost of something as an amount payable by someone, an account, or a credit card
“The impertinent guest even had the temerity to charge it to his host's account.”
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To load a piece of equipment with the material required for its use
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“It will be necessary to charge the furnace nearly, or quite, to the top.”
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To fill or pervade with a quality or emotion
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“She let her innuendo charge the air with the memory of our shared passion and loss.”
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(charge up) To encourage or inspire
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“The coach has urged fans to charge up the team during the game.”
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To state under oath, to plead
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Levy charge on property, income
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To launch an attack or charge, especially from a losing position
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To put into italics
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To express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something
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To rush about violently
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To burden, load or encumber with
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To attribute something as belonging to or caused by
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To supply oxygen or air
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Power up
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To give an account of
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To supply electricity to
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To record a receivable in the bookkeeping
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To provide with fuel
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To obligate to do something
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To (excessively) exert for a particular task, purpose or goal
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To enter or interrupt suddenly and without invitation
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To declare, determine or deem to be (a certain way)
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Stimulate
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To add fuel to (a fire)
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To offer a recommendation
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To impede the work or progress of
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To neutralize or cancel by exerting an opposite and equal force
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Have a heated argument or disagreement
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A rush forward, literally or figuratively
“The industry must lead the charge towards more sustainable and responsible business models.”
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An attack characterized by sudden and violent rushing forward of troops
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“Chabert's regiment led a cavalry charge against the onslaught and turned the tide of the battle for Napoleon.”
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A price asked for goods or services
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“Additional amenities are available for a small charge.”
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An accusation, typically one formally made against a prisoner brought to trial
“At his trial, on a charge of refusing to provide a breath sample, the accused was acquitted.”
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A responsibility or duty assigned to someone
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“Through your donations, you are joining us in our charge to restore individuals, families, and communities.”
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Responsibility for the care or control of someone or something
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“My parents left to run some errands, and my two little brothers were left in my charge temporarily.”
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A person or thing entrusted to the care of someone
“The maid seems as devotedly attached to her charge as a foster mother could be.”
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An official instruction, especially one given by a judge to a jury regarding points of law