Definitions For Charge


  • A special assignment that is given to a person or group
  • Attention and management implying responsibility for safety
  • An impetuous rush toward someone or something
  • A quantity of explosive to be set off at one time
  • Heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
  • (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
  • An assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence
  • A formal statement of a command or injunction to do something
  • Request for payment of a debt
  • The swift release of a store of affective force
  • (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object
  • A person committed to your care
  • The quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons
  • The price charged for some article or service
  • Financial liabilities (such as a tax)
  • An amount of electricity
  • The amount of an explosive material (such as dynamite) that is used in a single blast
  • The responsibility of managing or watching over something


  • Saturate
  • Energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge
  • Cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on
  • Set or ask for a certain price
  • Attribute responsibility to
  • Instruct or command with authority
  • Instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence
  • Impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to
  • Blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against
  • Make an accusatory claim
  • File a formal charge against
  • To make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle
  • Direct into a position for use
  • Fill or load to capacity
  • Provide (a device) with something necessary
  • Place a heraldic bearing on
  • Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused
  • Lie down on command, of hunting dogs
  • Move quickly and violently
  • Pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt
  • Demand payment
  • Enter a certain amount as a charge
  • Give over to another for care or safekeeping
  • Cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution
  • Assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to
  • To give an amount of electricity to (something) : to put electricity into a battery so that a machine or device will run
  • To give a job or responsibility to (a person or group) : to make (a person or group) responsible for something
  • To formally accuse (someone) of a crime

Is Charge a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Charge is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 13 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Charge in a Sentence

  • He set off a charge that destroyed the mountain.
  • He has charge of the building.
  • There is no charge for fixing the tire.
  • We tried to charge the car's battery.
  • The government charged that he had not paid taxes for five years.
  • It is not clear if he violated the rules, as his critics have charged.

Synonyms for Charge

Antonyms for Charge

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