Synonyms for (noun) charge

mission, charge, commission

a special assignment that is given to a person or group

a confidential mission to London; his charge was deliver a message

LESS SPECIFIC: assignment, duty assignment


charge, care, guardianship, tutelage

attention and management implying responsibility for safety

he is in the care of a bodyguard

LESS SPECIFIC: protection


charge

an impetuous rush toward someone or something

the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary; the battle began with a cavalry charge

LESS SPECIFIC: onrush, onset, onslaught, attack


charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge

a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time

this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains

LESS SPECIFIC: explosive


charge, bearing, armorial bearing, heraldic bearing

heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

LESS SPECIFIC: heraldry


charge, complaint

(criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense

he was arrested on a charge of larceny

LESS SPECIFIC: pleading


charge, accusation

an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence

the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving

LESS SPECIFIC: assertion, asseveration, averment


charge, commission, direction

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something

the judge's charge to the jury

LESS SPECIFIC: command, bid, bidding, dictation


charge, billing

request for payment of a debt

they submitted their charges at the end of each month

LESS SPECIFIC: asking, request


flush, kick, boot, charge, bang, thrill, rush

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

LESS SPECIFIC: excitement, exhilaration


cathexis, charge

(psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object

Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge

LESS SPECIFIC: libidinal energy


charge

a person committed to your care

the teacher led her charges across the street

LESS SPECIFIC: dependant, dependent


charge, electric charge

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

LESS SPECIFIC: electrical phenomenon


charge

the price charged for some article or service

the admission charge

LESS SPECIFIC: cost


charge

financial liabilities (such as a tax)

the charges against the estate

LESS SPECIFIC: liabilities

Synonyms for (verb) charge

charge

saturate

The room was charged with tension and anxiety

LESS SPECIFIC: impregnate, saturate


charge

energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge

I need to charge my car battery

LESS SPECIFIC: supply, render, provide, furnish


charge

cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on

charge a conductor

LESS SPECIFIC: alter, change, modify


charge

set or ask for a certain price

How much do you charge for lunch?; This fellow charges $100 for a massage

LESS SPECIFIC: determine, set


blame, charge

attribute responsibility to

We blamed the accident on her; The tragedy was charged to her inexperience

LESS SPECIFIC: impute, ascribe, assign, attribute


charge

instruct or command with authority

The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem

LESS SPECIFIC: instruct


charge

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

LESS SPECIFIC: instruct


charge, burden, saddle

impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to

He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend

LESS SPECIFIC: require, command


charge

make an accusatory claim

The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased

LESS SPECIFIC: claim


charge, file, lodge

file a formal charge against

The suspect was charged with murdering his wife

LESS SPECIFIC: impeach, incriminate, criminate, accuse


bear down, charge

to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle

he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork

LESS SPECIFIC: rush


charge, level, point

direct into a position for use

point a gun; He charged his weapon at me

LESS SPECIFIC: aim, direct, take, take aim, train


charge

fill or load to capacity

charge the wagon with hay

LESS SPECIFIC: alter, change, modify


load, charge

provide (a device) with something necessary

He loaded his gun carefully; load the camera

LESS SPECIFIC: fill, fill up, make full


charge

place a heraldic bearing on

charge all weapons, shields, and banners

LESS SPECIFIC: paint


turn on, rouse, excite, charge, charge up, commove, agitate

cause to be agitated, excited, or roused

The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks

LESS SPECIFIC: trouble, disturb, upset


charge

lie down on command, of hunting dogs

LESS SPECIFIC: lie, lie down


tear, shoot, shoot down, buck, charge

move quickly and violently

The car tore down the street; He came charging into my office


charge

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?

LESS SPECIFIC: pay


bill, charge

demand payment

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

LESS SPECIFIC: account, calculate


charge

enter a certain amount as a charge

he charged me $15

LESS SPECIFIC: debit


charge, consign

give over to another for care or safekeeping

consign your baggage

LESS SPECIFIC: entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit


charge, commit, institutionalise, institutionalize, send

cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution

After the second episode, she had to be committed; he was committed to prison

LESS SPECIFIC: transfer