Definition of in charge in English:

in charge


  • In control or with overall responsibility.

    ‘he was in charge of civil aviation matters’
    • ‘They are extremely fortunate to have such a model professional as Richard in charge.’
    • ‘Hodkin said that he had been in charge of the controls when the two had been on the scooter earlier in the day.’
    • ‘The Director is in charge, and is responsible for the look and feel of any production.’
    • ‘Donna and Vince are in charge of the overall running of the pub and have been in charge for just over a year.’
    • ‘She will also be in charge of a council chamber where no party has overall control.’
    responsible for, in control of, at the helm of, in the driving seat of, at the wheel of
    managing, running, administering, directing, supervising, overseeing, controlling, commanding, leading, heading up, looking after, taking care of
    running the show, calling the shots
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