1. To impose a duty, responsibility, or obligation on:
charged him with the task of watching the young swimmers.
2. To set or ask (a given amount) as a price:
charges ten dollars for a haircut.
3. To hold financially liable; demand payment from:
charged her for the balance due.
4. To postpone payment on (a purchase) by recording as a debt:
paid cash for the stockings but charged the new coat.
5. To load to capacity; fill:
charge a furnace with coal.
6. To saturate; impregnate:
The atmosphere was charged with tension.
7. To load (a gun or other firearm) with a quantity of explosive:
charged the musket with powder.
8. To instruct or urge authoritatively; command:
charged her not to reveal the source of information.
9. Law To instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
10. 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.
11. To put the blame for; attribute or impute:
charged the accident to the driver's inexperience.
12. To attack violently:
The troops charged the enemy line.
14. To cause formation of a net electric charge on or in (a conductor, for example).
15. To energize (a storage battery) by passing current through it in the direction opposite to discharge.
16. To excite; rouse:
a speaker who knows how to charge up a crowd.
17. To direct or put (a weapon) into position for use; level.
18. Heraldry To place a bearing on.
19. To rush forward in or as if in a violent attack:
dogs trained to charge at intruders; children charging through the house.
20. To demand or ask payment:
did not charge for the second cup of coffee.
21. To postpone payment for a purchase.
22. Accounting To consider or record as a loss. Often used with off.
【会计学】 记在借方项下。常与off 连用
23. Abbr. chg
24. Expense; cost.
25. The price asked for something:
no charge for window-shopping.
26. A weight or burden; a load:
a freighter relieved of its charge of cargo.
27. The quantity that a container or apparatus can hold.
28. A quantity of explosive to be set off at one time.
29. An assigned duty or task; a responsibility:
The commission's charge was to determine the facts.
30. One that is entrusted to another's care or management:
the baby sitter's three young charges.
31. Supervision; management:
the scientist who had overall charge of the research project.
32. Care; custody:
a child put in my charge.
33. An order, a command, or an injunction.
34. Law Instruction given by a judge to a jury about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.
35. A claim of wrongdoing; an accusation:
a charge of murder; pleaded not guilty to the charges.
36. A rushing, forceful attack:
repelled the charge of enemy troops; the charge of a herd of elephants.
37. The command to attack:
The bugler sounded the charge.
38. Abbr. chgA debt or an entry in an account recording a debt:
Are you paying cash or is this a charge?
39. Abbr. chgA financial burden, such as a tax or lien.
40. Symbol q Physics
符号 q 【物理学】
41. The intrinsic property of matter responsible for all electric phenomena, in particular for the force of the electromagnetic interaction, occurring in two forms arbitrarily designated negative and positive.
负荷：构成所有电子现象（尤指电磁感应力）起因的物质的固有属性，以两种任意命名的形式负 和 正 出现
42. A measure of this property.
43. The net measure of this property possessed by a body or contained in a bounded region of space.
44. Informal A feeling of pleasant excitement; a thrill:
got a real charge out of the movie.
45. Heraldry A bearing or figure.
46. In a position of leadership or supervision:
the security agent in charge at the airport.
47. Chiefly British Under arrest.
48. Having control over or responsibility for:
You're in charge of making the salad.
49. Middle English chargen [to load]
中古英语 chargen [装满]
50. from Old French chargier
源自 古法语 chargier
51. from Late Latin carric3re
源自 后期拉丁语 carric3re
52. from Latin carrus [cart]
源自 拉丁语 carrus [马车]
53. [of Celtic origin] * see kers-
[来源于凯尔特语] *参见 kers-
54. The central meaning shared by these verbs is “to cause to be filled with a particular mood or tone”:
an atmosphere charged with excitement;
a pause freighted with meaning;
poetry imbued with grace;
a spirit impregnated with lofty ideals;
optimism that permeates a group;
letters pervaded with gloom;
a novel saturated with imagination;