charge: significado e definições

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O que é charge?

O que é charge?

  • To make a claim of wrongdoing against; accuse or blame: The police charged him with car theft. Critics charged the writer with a lack of originality.
  • To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on: charged him with the task of watching the young swimmers.
  • To set or ask (a given amount) as a price: charges ten dollars for a haircut.
  • To hold financially liable; demand payment from: charged her for the balance due.
  • To postpone payment on (a purchase) by recording as a debt: paid cash for the stockings but charged the new coat.
  • To load to capacity; fill: charge a furnace with coal.
  • To saturate; impregnate: The atmosphere was charged with tension.
  • To load (a gun or other firearm) with a quantity of explosive: charged the musket with powder.
  • To instruct or urge authoritatively; command: charged her not to reveal the source of information.
  • Law To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
  • To put the blame for; attribute or impute: charged the accident to the driver's inexperience.
  • To attack violently: The troops charged the enemy line.
  • Basketball To bump or run into (a defender) illegally while in possession of the ball or having just made a pass or shot.
  • Sports To bump (an opponent) so as to knock off balance or gain control of the ball, as in soccer.
  • Sports To body-check (an opponent) illegally, from behind or after taking more than two strides, as in ice hockey.
  • Electricity To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
  • Electricity To energize (a storage battery) by passing current through it in the direction opposite to discharge.
  • To excite; rouse: a speaker who knows how to charge up a crowd.
  • To direct or put (a weapon) into position for use; level.
  • Heraldry To place a charge on (an escutcheon).
  • To rush forward in or as if in a violent attack: dogs trained to charge at intruders; children charging through the house.
  • To demand or ask payment: did not charge for the second cup of coffee.
  • To postpone payment for a purchase.
  • Accounting To consider or record as a loss. Often used with off.
  • Expense; cost.

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