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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
charged
    adj 1: of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of
           positive or negative electric charge; "charged
           particles"; "a charged battery" [ant: uncharged]
    2: fraught with great emotion; "an atmosphere charged with
       excitement"; "an emotionally charged speech" [syn: charged,
       supercharged]
    3: supplied with carbon dioxide [syn: aerated, charged]
    4: capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy;
       "the highly charged issue of abortion"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Charge \Charge\ (ch[aum]rj), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Charged
   (ch[aum]rjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Charging.] [OF. chargier, F.
   charger, fr. LL. carricare, fr. L. carrus wagon. Cf. Cargo,
   Caricature, Cark, and see Car.]
   1. To lay on or impose, as a load, tax, or burden; to load;
      to fill.
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            A carte that charged was with hay.    --Chaucer.
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            The charging of children's memories with rules.
                                                  --Locke.
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   2. To lay on or impose, as a task, duty, or trust; to
      command, instruct, or exhort with authority; to enjoin; to
      urge earnestly; as, to charge a jury; to charge the clergy
      of a diocese; to charge an agent.
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            Moses . . . charged you to love the Lord your God.
                                                  --Josh. xxii.
                                                  5.
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            Cromwell, I charge thee, fling away ambition.
                                                  --Shak.
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   3. To lay on, impose, or make subject to or liable for.
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            When land shall be charged by any lien. --Kent.
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   4. To fix or demand as a price; as, he charges two dollars a
      barrel for apples.
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   5. To place something to the account of as a debt; to debit,
      as, to charge one with goods. Also, to enter upon the
      debit side of an account; as, to charge a sum to one.
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   6. To impute or ascribe; to lay to one's charge.
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            No more accuse thy pen, but charge the crime
            On native sloth and negligence of time. --Dryden.
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   7. To accuse; to make a charge or assertion against (a person
      or thing); to lay the responsibility (for something said
      or done) at the door of.
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            If he did that wrong you charge him with.
                                                  --Tennyson.
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   8. To place within or upon any firearm, piece of apparatus or
      machinery, the quantity it is intended and fitted to hold
      or bear; to load; to fill; as, to charge a gun; to charge
      an electrical machine, etc.
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            Their battering cannon charged to the mouths.
                                                  --Shak.
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   9. To ornament with or cause to bear; as, to charge an
      architectural member with a molding.
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   10. (Her.) To assume as a bearing; as, he charges three roses
       or; to add to or represent on; as, he charges his shield
       with three roses or.
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   11. To call to account; to challenge. [Obs.]
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             To charge me to an answer.           --Shak.
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   12. To bear down upon; to rush upon; to attack.
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             Charged our main battle's front.     --Shak.

   Syn: To intrust; command; exhort; instruct; accuse; impeach;
        arraign. See Accuse.
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Thesaurus Results for charged:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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