Synonyms of charge in English:



  • 1 he didn't charge much for her flat
    ask in payment, ask, fix a charge, fix a price, impose, levy; expect, demand, exact; bill, invoice
  • 2 the subscription price will be charged to your account annually
    [Antonyms] credit to
  • 3 two men from London were charged with affray
    accuse of, indict for, arraign for; prosecute for, try for, bring to trial for, put on trial for; blame for, hold accountable for, implicate in; North Americanimpeach for
    archaic inculpate
    [Antonyms] absolve
  • 4 they charged him with writing a history of the Ottoman dynasty
    entrust; burden, encumber, hamper, saddle, tax, weigh, weigh down, load
  • 5 their mounted cavalry charged the advancing tanks
    attack, storm, rush, assault, assail, open fire on, fall on, set upon, swoop on, descend on, fly at, make an onslaught on, make a raid on; take by storm, attempt to capture
    informal lay into, tear into
  • 6 riot police charged into the crowd
    rush, move quickly, storm, stampede, career, tear, push, plough, swoop, dive, lunge, launch oneself, throw oneself, go headlong
    informal steam
    North American informal barrel
    [Antonyms] retreat
  • 7 please see to it that your glasses are charged the guns were charged and primed
    fill, fill up, fill to the brim, top up, stock; load, load up, pack, plug, arm, prepare to fire
    [Antonyms] empty
  • 8 his work was charged with a kind of demonic energy
    suffuse, pervade, permeate, saturate, infuse, imbue, impregnate, inform, infect, inject, fill, load, instil, inspire, affect
  • 9 I charge you to stop this course of action
    order, command, direct, instruct, tell, exhort, enjoin, adjure, demand, require
    literary bid
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  • 1 customers pay a charge for the water consumed all bus rides were free of charge
    fee, price, tariff, amount, sum, figure, fare, rate, payment, toll, levy; cost, expense, expenditure, outlay, dues
  • 2 his client would be pleading not guilty to the charge
    accusation, allegation, indictment, arraignment, citation, imputation; blame, incrimination; North Americanimpeachment
    North American informal beef
    archaic inculpation
  • 3 Miles mustered the 5th Infantry for a charge
    attack, assault, offensive, onslaught, offence, drive, push, thrust, onrush, sortie, sally, swoop, foray, raid, invasion, incursion, campaign; storming; Germanblitzkrieg; Italianrazzia
    archaic onset
    [Antonyms] retreat
  • 4 he put Gabriel in the charge of his daughter
  • 5 his charge was to save the paper from bankruptcy
    duty, responsibility, task, job, obligation, assignment, mission, business, concern, function, burden, onus; directive, brief, briefing, instruction
    British informal pigeon
    dated office
  • 6 I am concerned for the safety of my charge
    ward, protégé, dependant; pupil, trainee, apprentice, mentee; minor
    [Antonyms] guardian
  • 7 the judge gave a painstakingly careful charge to the jury
  • 8North American informal I get a real charge out of working hard
    thrill, tingle, glow; excitement, stimulation, fun, enjoyment, amusement, pleasure, gratification
    informal kick, buzz, high
  • Phrases

    in charge of

    he was in charge of his father's printing worksresponsible forin control ofat the helm ofin the driving seat ofat the wheel ofmanagingrunningadministeringdirectingsupervisingoverseeingcontrollingcommandingleadingheading uplooking aftertaking care of informalrunning the showcalling the shots

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