Translation of "charge" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /tʃɑːdʒ/ us /tʃɑrdʒ/

B1 the price of something, especially a service

cargo, coste
delivery charges
be in charge

B1 to be responsible for something

estar al cargo
She’s in charge of the team.

something written by the police saying that someone has committed a crime

cargo, acusación
verb uk /tʃɑːdʒ/ us /tʃɑrdʒ/ present participle charging, past tense and past participle charged

B1 to ask for money for something

How much do you charge for delivery?

to officially say that someone has committed a crime

He has been charged with murder.

to attack someone or something by moving forward quickly

The bull charged at the boy.

to put electricity into something

My mobile phone needs charging.

to run

The children charged out of the school.

(Translation of “charge” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /tʃaːdʒ/

to ask as the price (for something)

They charge 50 cents for a pint of milk, but they don’t charge for delivery.

to make a note of (a sum of money) as being owed

poner en la cuenta
Charge the bill to my account.

(with with) to accuse (of something illegal)

He was charged with theft.

to attack by moving quickly (towards)

cargar contra, embestir, arremeter
We charged (towards) the enemy on horseback.

to rush

The children charged down the hill.

to make or become filled with electricity

Please charge my car battery.

to make (a person) responsible for (a task etc)

He was charged with seeing that everything went well.
charged adjective

(of a situation or subject) filled with or causing a strong emotion such as anger, excitement, or nervousness

You could sense the highly charged atmosphere of the courtroom as the verdict was announced.
charger noun

formerly, a horse used in battle

an Arab charger.
charge card noun

a plastic card provided by a shop/store which you can use to buy goods there and pay for them at a later time

Tarjeta de Crédito
I used my charge card to pay for the tools.
in charge of

responsible for

responsable de
I’m in charge of thirty men.
in someone’s charge

in the care of someone

al cuidado de
You can leave the children in his charge.
take charge

(with of) to begin to control, organize etc

hacerse cargo de algo
The department was in chaos until he took charge (of it).

(with of) to take into one’s care

encargarse de
The policeman took charge of the gun.

(Translation of “charge” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)