Synonyms of charge
1 ask forDictionary • The majority of traders charged a fair price.
set • the people who set the rules for the tournament
levy • Taxes should not be levied without the authority of Parliament.
2 billDictionary • Charge it to my credit card, please.
bill • Are you going to bill me for this?
invoice • The agency invoices the client who then pays the full amount.
3 accuseDictionary • They have all the evidence required to charge him.
accuse • Her assistant was accused of theft and fraud by the police.
indict • He was later indicted on corruption charges.
impeach • an opposition move to impeach the President
incriminate • He claimed that the drugs had been planted to incriminate him.
arraign • He was arraigned for criminally abetting a traitor.
4 attackDictionary • Our general ordered us to charge the enemy.
attack • He bundled her into a hallway and brutally attacked her.
assault • They would be compelled to assault the capital from the south.
assail • He was assailed by a young man with a knife.
, back off
5 rushDictionary • He charged into the room.
rush • They rushed the entrance.
storm • The refugees decided to storm the embassy.
stampede • The crowd stampeded and many were crushed or trampled underfoot.
6 fillDictionary • a performance that was charged with energy
fill • The barn was filled with the smell of hay.
load • The three men had finished loading the truck.
7 commandDictionary (formal) • Jesus charged his disciples to preach the gospel.
command • He commanded his troops to attack.
order • Williams ordered him to leave.
demand • The task demands much patience and hard work.
require • She was required to take to the stage.
bid • I dare say he did as he was bidden.
instruct • They have instructed solicitors to sue for compensation.
entrust • They are prepared to entrust him with the leadership of the party.
exhort (formal) • Kennedy exhorted his listeners to turn away from violence.
enjoin • She enjoined me strictly not to tell anyone else.
1 priceDictionary • We can arrange this for a small charge.
price • a sharp increase in the price of petrol
rate • specially reduced rates
cost • The cost of a loaf of bread has increased five-fold.
expense • She has refurbished the whole place at vast expense.
toll • Opponents of motorway tolls say they would force cars onto smaller roads.
expenditure • The government should reduce their expenditure on defence.
outlay • Apart from the initial outlay, dishwashers can actually save you money.
damage (informal) • What's the damage for these tickets?
2 accusationDictionary • They appeared at court to deny charges of murder.
accusation • people who have made public accusations of rape
allegation • The company has denied the allegations.
indictment • Prosecutors may soon seek an indictment on fraud charges.
imputation • They avoided the imputation of criminal negligence.
3 careDictionary • I have been given charge of this class.
care • the orphans who were in her care
trust • The British Library holds its collection in trust for the nation.
custody • I'm taking him to court to get custody of the children.
safekeeping • He had been given the bills for safekeeping by a business partner.
4 dutyDictionary • I did not consider it any part of my charge to come up with marketing ideas.
duty • My duty is to look after the animals.
office • the honour and dignity of the office of President
concern • The technical aspects are not my concern.
responsibility • This helps employees balance work and family responsibilities.
5 wardDictionary • The coach tried to get his charges motivated.
ward • Richard became Burton's legal ward and took his name by deed poll.
pupil • Goldschmidt became a pupil of the composer Franz Schreker.
protégé • Klimt's young protégé, Egon Schiele
dependant • They raise funds to help ex-service personnel and their dependants.
6 attackDictionary • He led the bayonet charge from the front.
attack • a campaign of air attacks on strategic targets
rush • Throw something noisy and feign a rush at him.
assault • The rebels are poised for a new assault.
onslaught • a military onslaught against the rebels
stampede • There was a stampede for the exit.
instruction • No reason for this instruction was given.
order • They were arrested and executed on the orders of Stalin.
demand • He grew ever more fierce in his demands.
direction • The house was built under the direction of his partner.
command • The tanker failed to respond to a command to stop.
dictate • They must abide by the dictates of the new government.
mandate • The union already has a mandate to ballot for a strike.
canon • These measures offended all the accepted canons of political economy.
injunction • He took out a court injunction against the newspaper.
precept • the precepts of Buddhism
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accusationAn accusation is a statement or claim by a witness or someone in authority that a particular person has committed a crime, although this has not yet been proved.
• people who have made public accusations of rape
accuseIf you are accused of a crime, a witness or someone in authority states or claims that you did it, and you may be formally charged with it and put on trial.
• Her assistant was accused of theft and fraud by the police.
allegationAn allegation is a statement saying that someone has done something wrong.
• The company has denied the allegations.
Thesaurus for charge from the Collins English Thesaurus
to set or demand (a price)