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An accusation, typically one formally made against a prisoner brought to trial
“It is used to detain without charge or trial any voices of dissent.”
A headlong rush forward, typically in attack
“Distracted by the charge forward and the action with the enemy scout, both flanking groups were unaware of the drama which had developed behind us.”
A responsibility or duty assigned to someone
“In our charge to domesticate this continent, we missed a few pockets of wildness where risk still dwells.”
A price asked for goods or services
“We can arrange this for a small charge.”
An official instruction, especially one given by a judge to a jury regarding points of law
“At four o'clock the Judge began his charge to the Jury.”
Responsibility for the care or control of someone or something
“But I got to live the dream today regardless, with two nephews left in my charge temporarily.”
A person or thing entrusted to the care of someone
“To the babysitter's probable surprise, her charge was plucked out of the crowd and cast as one of the chirpy orphans.”
A pleasurably intense stimulation of the feelings
“I get a real charge out of working hard.”
To make a claim of wrongdoing against
“However, on December 24 he was formally charged with illegally acquiring and sharing information.”
To take sudden, violent action against
“He saw the next wave of attackers gathering to charge the platoon position.”
Fill or pervade with a quality or emotion
“During the emotionally charged gathering, a statue was unveiled.”
Order something done
“I charge you to stop this course of action.”
To establish or apply as a charge 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.”
To give a task, duty, or responsibility to
“Governments are charged with a difficult responsibility of balancing economic development against environmental damage.”
Rush forward in attack
“It is intriguing to watch those who run, those who hide, those that charge headlong and those that push their friends in front of themselves for protection.”
To cause a pleasurable stimulation of the feelings of
“… the players are going into this game still charged from their upset victory the week before.”
Pay with credit card
“The impertinent guest, who shall remain nameless, even had the temerity to charge it to his host's account - a prominent champagne house.”
“Please see to it that your glasses are charged.”
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