Definition of CHARGED

verb : CHARGED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

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

  • 5. (

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

  • 7. (

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

  • 8. (

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

  • 9. (

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

  • 11. (

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

  • 12. (

    ) 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. (

    ) lie down on command, of hunting dogs ;

  • 15. (

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

  • 16. (

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

  • 18. (

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

  • 19. (

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

  • 20. (

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

  • 21. (

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

  • 22. (

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

  • 23. (

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

  • 24. (

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

  • 25. (

    ) saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety" ;

Adjective : CHARGED

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge; "charged particles"; "a charged battery" ;

  • 2. (

    ) fraught with great emotion; "an atmosphere charged with excitement"; "an emotionally charged speech" ;