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Another word for charge

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Verb
  1. To be morally bound to do

      1. A solemn binding promise to do, give, or refrain from doing something:
      2. Something given or held as security to guarantee payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation.
      3. The condition of something thus given or held:
      1. To compel or constrain by a social, legal, or moral requirement.
      2. To cause to be grateful or indebted; oblige:
      3. To commit (money, for example) in order to fulfill an obligation.
      1. To do, perform, or perpetrate:
      2. To put in trust or charge; entrust:
      3. To consign for future use or for preservation:
      1. To tie or secure, as with a rope or cord.
      2. To hold or restrain by tying with rope or bonds:
      3. To fasten or wrap by encircling, as with a belt or ribbon:
    See also:

    obligation

  2. To place a trust upon

      1. Firm belief in the integrity, ability, or character of a person or thing; confidence or reliance:
      2. The condition and resulting obligation of having confidence placed in one:
      3. One in which confidence is placed.
      1. To give over (something) to another for care, protection, or performance:
      2. To give as a trust to (someone):
    See also:

    trust

  3. To make or become full; put as much into as can be held

      1. A quantity of objects stacked or thrown together in a heap.
      2. A large accumulation or quantity:
      3. A large amount of money:
      1. A collection of items tied up or wrapped; a bundle.
      2. A container made to be carried on the body of a person or animal.
      3. The amount, as of food, that is processed and packaged at one time or in one season.
      1. A weight or mass that is supported:
      2. The overall force to which a structure is subjected in supporting a weight or mass or in resisting externally applied forces.
      3. Something that is carried, as by a vehicle, person, or animal:
      1. A group of things placed or thrown, one on top of the other:
      2. A great deal; a lot:
      3. An old or run-down car.
      1. Goods carried by a vessel or vehicle, especially by a commercial carrier; cargo.
      2. A burden; a load.
      3. Commercial transportation of goods.
      1. To put something into (a container, for example) to capacity or to a desired level:
      2. To supply or provide to the fullest extent:
      3. To build up the level of (low-lying land) with material such as earth or gravel.
    See also:

    full

  4. To place a burden or heavy load on

      1. A measure of the heaviness of an object:
      2. The force with which a body is attracted to Earth or another celestial body, equal to the product of the object's mass and the acceleration of gravity.
      3. A unit measure of gravitational force:
      1. A contribution for the support of a government required of persons, groups, or businesses within the domain of that government.
      2. A fee or dues levied on the members of an organization to meet its expenses.
      3. A burdensome or excessive demand; a strain.
      1. A leather seat for a rider, secured on an animal's back by a girth.
      2. Similar tack used for attaching a pack to an animal.
      3. The padded part of a driving harness fitting over a horse's back.
      1. A weight or mass that is supported:
      2. The overall force to which a structure is subjected in supporting a weight or mass or in resisting externally applied forces.
      3. Something that is carried, as by a vehicle, person, or animal:
      1. To load with or as if with cargo.
      2. To place (something) as a load for or as if for shipment.
      3. To burden or oppress; weigh down.
      1. Goods carried by a vessel or vehicle, especially by a commercial carrier; cargo.
      2. A burden; a load.
      3. Commercial transportation of goods.
      1. to hold back the motion or action of, as with a burden; hinder; hamper
      2. to fill in such a way as to obstruct; block up; obstruct
      3. to load or weigh down, as with claims, debts, etc.; burden
      1. to hinder by obstruction or interference; hamper
      2. to burden in a troublesome way
      3. to perplex or distress
      1. Something that is carried.
      2. Something that is emotionally difficult to bear.
      3. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
    See also:

    over

  5. To cause to be filled, as with a particular mood or tone

    See also:

    full

  6. To put (explosive material) into a weapon

      1. A weight or mass that is supported:
      2. The overall force to which a structure is subjected in supporting a weight or mass or in resisting externally applied forces.
      3. Something that is carried, as by a vehicle, person, or animal:
    See also:

    put in

  7. To give orders to

      1. To communicate by speech or writing; express with words:
      2. To give a detailed account of; narrate:
      3. To notify (someone) of something; inform:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. To give orders to; direct:
      2. To provide with knowledge; to train or inform:
      3. To serve as an instructor.
      1. To direct (a person) to do something; order or urge:
      2. To require or impose (an action or behavior, for example) with authority and emphasis; prescribe.
      3. To prohibit or forbid:
      1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
      2. To supervise or oversee (an activity or process):
      3. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
      1. To offer or propose (an amount) as a price.
      2. To auction (a contract):
      3. To offer (someone) membership, as in a group or club:
  8. To make an accusation against

      1. A contribution for the support of a government required of persons, groups, or businesses within the domain of that government.
      2. A fee or dues levied on the members of an organization to meet its expenses.
      3. A burdensome or excessive demand; a strain.
      1. To charge (a party) by indictment.
      2. To accuse of wrongdoing or criticize severely:
      1. To accuse of a crime or other wrongful act.
      2. To cause to appear guilty of a crime or fault; implicate:
      1. To condemn openly as being wrong or reprehensible.
      2. To inform against (someone); accuse publicly.
      3. To give formal announcement of the ending of (a treaty).
      1. To call (an accused person) before a criminal court to hear and answer the charge made against him or her.
      2. To call to account; accuse:
      1. To charge with a shortcoming or error.
      2. To charge formally with a wrongdoing.
      3. To make a charge of wrongdoing against another.
  9. To regard as belonging to or resulting from another

      1. To direct to a source for help or information:
      2. To submit (a matter in dispute) to an authority for arbitration, decision, or examination.
      3. To direct the attention of:
      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
      1. To relate (something, usually something bad) to a particular cause or source; place the fault or responsibility for:
      2. To assign as a characteristic; credit:
      1. An arrangement for deferred payment of a loan or purchase:
      2. The terms governing such an arrangement:
      3. The time allowed for deferred payment:
      1. To regard as arising from a particular cause or source; ascribe:
      2. To regard (a work, for example) as belonging to or produced by a specified agent, place, or time:
      3. A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something.
      1. To select for a duty or office; appoint:
      2. To set apart for a particular purpose or place in a particular category; designate:
      3. To give out as a task; allot:
      1. To regard as arising from a specified cause or source:
      2. To regard as belonging to or produced by a specified agent, place, or time:
      1. To ascribe or attribute (something) to someone:
      2. To give credit to:
      3. To certify as meeting prescribed standards or requirements, as of a profession:
    See also:

    give

Noun
  1. An amount paid or to be paid for a purchase

      1. A projection, flap, or short strip attached to an object to facilitate opening, handling, or identification.
      2. A small, usually decorative flap or tongue on a garment.
      3. A small auxiliary airfoil that is attached to a larger one and that helps stabilize an aircraft.
      1. The amount as of money or goods, asked for or given in exchange for something else.
      2. The cost at which something is obtained:
      3. The cost of bribing someone:
      1. An amount paid or required in payment for a purchase; a price.
      2. The expenditure of something, such as time or labor, necessary for the attainment of a goal:
      3. Charges incurred in bringing litigation, including court fees and charges that may be payable by the losing party, but usually not including attorneys' fees.
  2. A fixed amount of money charged for a privilege or service

      1. A fixed charge or tax for a privilege, especially for passage across a bridge or along a road.
      2. A charge for a service, such as a telephone call to another country.
      3. An amount or extent of loss or destruction, as of life, health, or property:
      1. A fixed sum charged, as by an institution or by law, for a privilege:
      2. A charge for professional services:
      3. A tip; a gratuity.
      1. The act of exacting.
      2. Excessive or unjust demand; extortion.
      3. Something exacted.
  3. A quantity of explosive put into a weapon

      1. A weight or mass that is supported:
      2. The overall force to which a structure is subjected in supporting a weight or mass or in resisting externally applied forces.
      3. Something that is carried, as by a vehicle, person, or animal:
    See also:

    explosion

  4. An act or course of action that is demanded of one, as by position, custom, law, or religion

      1. The state, quality, or fact of being responsible.
      2. Something for which one is responsible; a duty, obligation, or burden.
      1. A social, legal, or moral requirement, such as a duty, contract, or promise, that compels one to follow or avoid a particular course of action:
      2. The constraining power of a promise, contract, law, or sense of duty:
      3. A document in which a person binds himself or herself to undertake or refrain from doing a particular act.
      1. A condition or situation in which something must be supplied in order for a certain condition to be maintained or a desired state to be achieved:
      2. Something required or wanted; a requisite:
      3. Necessity; obligation:
      1. To be obliged or required by morality, law, or custom:
      2. To be compelled, as by a physical necessity or requirement:
      3. Used to express a command or admonition:
      1. Necessary or urgent:
      2. Expressing a command or plea; peremptory:
      3. Of, relating to, or constituting the mood that expresses a command or request.
      1. An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
      2. Required action or service:
      3. Active military service:
      1. The act of referring a legislative bill to committee.
      2. Official consignment, as to a prison or mental health facility.
      3. A court order authorizing consignment to a prison.
      1. Something that is carried.
      2. Something that is emotionally difficult to bear.
      3. A source of great worry or stress; weight:
    See also:

    obligation

  5. A person who relies on another for support

      1. A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
      2. A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients:
      3. A division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
      1. Determined, influenced, or controlled by something else.
      2. Subordinate to another clause, phrase, or word.
      3. Relying on or requiring the aid or support of another:
    See also:

    give

  6. The function of watching, guarding, or overseeing

    See also:

    care for

  7. The state of being detained by legal authority

      1. A room in a hospital usually holding six or more patients.
      2. A division in a hospital for the care of a particular group of patients:
      3. A division of a city or town, especially an electoral district, for administrative and representative purposes.
      1. The act of detaining.
      2. A period of temporary custody while awaiting trial.
      3. A holding of a person in custody or confinement by authorities for political or military reasons.
      1. The control and care of a person or property, especially when granted by a court:
      2. The state of being detained or held under guard, especially by the police:
      1. The act of confining or the state of being confined.
      2. Lying-in.
    See also:

    free

  8. An authoritative indication to be obeyed

      1. A sound or a combination of sounds, or its representation in writing or printing, that symbolizes and communicates a meaning and may consist of a single morpheme or of a combination of morphemes.
      2. Something said; an utterance, remark, or comment:
      3. A command or direction; an order:
      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. An authoritative command or instruction.
      2. A command or authorization given by a political electorate to the winner of an election.
      3. A commission from the League of Nations authorizing a member nation to administer a territory.
      1. The act, practice, or profession of instructing:
      2. Imparted knowledge:
      3. An imparted or acquired item of knowledge:
      1. The act or an instance of enjoining; a command, directive, or order.
      2. A court order requiring a party to refrain from doing a particular act or to do a particular act.
      1. An order or instruction, especially one issued by an authority.
      2. Serving to direct, indicate, or guide.
      1. The management, supervision, or guidance of a group or operation:
      2. The art or action of directing a musical or theatrical production.
      3. An authoritative order or command:
      1. To say or read aloud to be recorded or written by another:
      2. To prescribe with authority; impose:
      3. To control or command:
      1. A command; an edict.
      2. One of the Ten Commandments.
      1. To direct with authority; give orders to.
      2. To have control or authority over; rule:
      3. To have at one's disposal:
      1. A demand that something be done; a command.
      2. A request to appear; a summons.
      3. Bids considered as a group, as at an auction or in card games:
      1. An authoritative command.
      2. An urgent request:
  9. A charging of someone with a misdeed

  10. A swift advance or attack

    See also:

    approach

Another word for charge

Noun
  1. A charged sale

    See also:

    sale

  2. Fee

      1. The act of assessing; appraisal.
      2. An amount assessed, as for taxation.
      1. The amount as of money or goods, asked for or given in exchange for something else.
      2. The cost at which something is obtained:
      3. The cost of bribing someone:
      1. An amount paid or required in payment for a purchase; a price.
      2. The expenditure of something, such as time or labor, necessary for the attainment of a goal:
      3. Charges incurred in bringing litigation, including court fees and charges that may be payable by the losing party, but usually not including attorneys' fees.
    See also:

    price

  3. An attack

      1. The beginning or start of something:
      2. The part of a syllable that precedes the nucleus. In the word nucleus (no͝o&STRESS;klē-əs), the onset of the first syllable is (n), the onset of the second syllable is (kl), and the last syllable has no onset.
      3. An attack by military forces; an assault.
      1. A violent attack.
      2. An overwhelming outpouring:
      1. The act of invading, especially the entrance of an armed force into a territory to conquer.
      2. The entry into bodily tissue and subsequent proliferation of an injurious entity, such as a pathogen or tumor.
      3. An intrusion or encroachment:
      1. A violent physical attack, as with blows.
      2. A strong or cutting verbal attack.
      3. A military attack, such as one launched against a fortified area or place.
    See also:

    attack

  4. Superintendence

      1. The act, manner, or practice of managing; handling, supervision, or control:
      2. The person or persons who control or direct a business or other enterprise.
      3. Skill in managing; executive ability.
      1. The control and care of a person or property, especially when granted by a court:
      2. The state of being detained or held under guard, especially by the police:
      1. A concerned or troubled state of mind, as that arising from serious responsibility; worry.
      2. An object or source of worry, attention, or solicitude:
      3. Interest, regard, or liking:
      1. The act, process, or function of supervising.
  5. A quantity of explosive

      1. A very strong gust of wind or air.
      2. The effect of such a gust.
      3. A forcible stream of air, gas, or steam from an opening, especially one in a blast furnace to aid combustion.
      1. Being such that every part of the surface or the circumference is equidistant from the center:
      2. Moving in or forming a circle.
      3. Shaped like a cylinder; cylindrical.
      1. To cut, cut off, or cut out with or as if with shears:
      2. To make shorter by cutting; trim:
      3. To cut off the edge of:
  6. An address to the jury

    See also:

    speech

  7. *Pleasurable excitement

      1. A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
      2. A sudden loud blow or bump.
      3. A sudden burst of action:
      1. To extend the leg away from the body; strike out with the foot or feet.
      2. To score or gain ground by kicking a ball.
      3. To punt in football.
      1. To cause to feel a sudden sensation of pleasure or delight; excite greatly:
      2. To cause to quiver, tremble, or vibrate.
      3. To feel a sudden sensation of pleasure or delight:
Verb
  1. To ask a price

    See also:

    price

  2. To enter on a charge account