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According to WordNet, the noun "charge" has 15 sense(s).

103008565 heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield.

107528470 the swift release of a store of affective force; "they got a great bang out of it"; "what a boot!"; "he got a quick rush from injecting heroin"; "he does it for kicks".

106561942 (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense; "he was arrested on a charge of larceny".

103008275 a quantity of explosive to be set off at one time; "this cartridge has a powder charge of 50 grains".

109909760 a person committed to your care; "the teacher led her charges across the street".

113306870 the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge".

106730780 an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence; "the newspaper published charges that Jones was guilty of drunken driving".

113400798 financial liabilities (such as a tax); "the charges against the estate".

111435028 the quantity of unbalanced electricity in a body (either positive or negative) and construed as an excess or deficiency of electrons; "the battery needed a fresh charge".

107190941 request for payment of a debt; "they submitted their charges at the end of each month".

109185612 (psychoanalysis) the libidinal energy invested in some idea or person or object; "Freud thought of cathexis as a psychic analog of an electrical charge".

100974762 an impetuous rush toward someone or something; "the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary"; "the battle began with a cavalry charge".

100829378 attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard".

100731222 a special assignment that is given to a person or group; "a confidential mission to London"; "his charge was deliver a message".

107169480 a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something; "the judge's charge to the jury".


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