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English definition of “recharge”

recharge

verb [I or T]
 
 
/ˌriːˈtʃɑːdʒ/
to put more power into a piece of electrical equipment that uses a battery by connecting it to an electricity supply: We use solar panels to recharge the battery. Where can I recharge my mobile? You can leave it to recharge overnight.
HR to get new energy or to give new energy to something: It's important to have regular breaks and to take time to recharge.
recharge your batteries HR to rest so that you can get your energy back: I get four weeks holiday a year to recharge my batteries.
(Definition of recharge from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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