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According to WordNet, the verb "charge" has 25 sense(s).

200750172 instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem".

202347637 give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage".

202321046 enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15".

202348568 cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison".

200727991 attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience".

201121719 to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork".

202320374 demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights".

201488956 fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay".

201490336 provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera".

200518115 cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor".

200750345 instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence.

201762528 cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks".

200517847 energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery".

200843959 make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased".

201152214 direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me".

202475922 assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance".

200843468 blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference".

202055267 move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office".

200869931 file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife".

201685960 place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners".

200700517 set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage".

200750532 impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend".

201985424 lie down on command, of hunting dogs.

200498016 saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety".

202317289 pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt; "Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?".

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