chargeverbuk /tʃɑːdʒ/ us /tʃɑːrdʒ/
charge verb (MONEY)
- How much do you charge for hiring out a bicycle for a week?
- He charges anywhere from $20 to $50 for a haircut and blow-dry.
- The restaurant charges shockingly high prices for its food.
- My plumber charges £20 an hour.
- The policy of charging air travellers for vegetarian meals proved unpopular.
charge verb (ACCUSE FORMALLY)
- Two sisters have been charged with murder.
- He tried to run away from the police and was charged with resisting arrest.
- He was charged with driving 75 mph in a 55 mph zone.
- Several England supporters were arrested and charged with disturbing the peace after the match.
- Six rugby internationals were charged with taking drugs to improve their performance.
charge verb (MOVE FORWARD)
charge verb (EXPLOSIVE)
charge verb (ORDER)
chargenounuk /tʃɑːdʒ/ us /tʃɑːrdʒ/
charge noun (MONEY)
- Adults pay an admission charge but children get in free.
- Although long-distance phone calls are going up, the charge for local calls will not alter.
- Interest charges on an overdraft are usually quite high.
- Prescription charges are rising in June.
- I just want a basic bank account with low charges.
charge noun (FORMAL ACCUSATION)
- The company pleaded guilty to the charge of manslaughter.
- The charge of murder was altered to the lesser charge of manslaughter.
- Both men vehemently denied the charges against them.
- Criminal charges will be brought against the driver of the lorry.
- Simson, aged 19, was convicted on two charges of burglary.
charge noun (CONTROL)
- answer for sb/sth
- answer for sth
- answer to sb
- have sth on your hands idiom
- I am not my brother's keeper idiom
- in the hot seat idiom
- it's your own lookout idiom
- saddle sb with sth
- social contract
charge noun (EXPLOSIVE)
charge noun (MOVE FORWARD)
charge noun (SUPPLY ENERGY)