Definition of in charge in English:

in charge

phrase

  • In control or with overall responsibility.

    ‘he was in charge of civil aviation matters’
    • ‘Donna and Vince are in charge of the overall running of the pub and have been in charge for just over a year.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘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
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