Synonyms of charge in English:

charge


See definition of charge

verb

1‘he didn't charge much for her flat’

SYNONYMS

ask in payment, ask, fix a charge, fix a price, impose, levy

expect, demand, exact

bill, invoice

2‘the subscription price will be charged to your account annually’

SYNONYMS

bill, put down, debit from, take from

ANTONYMS

credit to

3‘two men from London were charged with affray’

SYNONYMS

accuse of, indict for, arraign for

prosecute for, try for, bring to trial for, put on trial for

blame for, hold accountable for, implicate in

North American impeach for

archaic inculpate

ANTONYMS

absolve

4‘they charged him with writing a history of the Ottoman dynasty’

SYNONYMS

entrust

burden, encumber, hamper, saddle, tax, weigh, weigh down, load

5‘their mounted cavalry charged the advancing tanks’

SYNONYMS

attack, storm, rush, assault, assail, open fire on, fall on, set upon, swoop on, descend on, fly at, make an onslaught on, make a raid on

take by storm, attempt to capture

informal lay into, tear into

6‘riot police charged into the crowd’

SYNONYMS

rush, move quickly, storm, stampede, career, tear, push, plough, swoop, dive, lunge, launch oneself, throw oneself, go headlong

informal steam

North American informal barrel

ANTONYMS

retreat

7‘please see to it that your glasses are charged’

SYNONYMS

fill, fill up, fill to the brim, top up, stock

load, load up, pack, plug, arm, prepare to fire

ANTONYMS

empty

8‘his work was charged with a kind of demonic energy’

SYNONYMS

suffuse, pervade, permeate, saturate, infuse, imbue, impregnate, inform, infect, inject, fill, load, instil, inspire, affect

9‘I charge you to stop this course of action’

SYNONYMS

order, command, direct, instruct, tell, exhort, enjoin, adjure, demand, require

literary bid


noun

1‘customers pay a charge for the water consumed’

SYNONYMS

fee, price, tariff, amount, sum, figure, fare, rate, payment, toll, levy

cost, expense, expenditure, outlay, dues

2‘his client would be pleading not guilty to the charge’

SYNONYMS

accusation, allegation, indictment, arraignment, citation, imputation

blame, incrimination

North American impeachment

North American informal beef

archaic inculpation

3‘Miles mustered the 5th Infantry for a charge’

SYNONYMS

attack, assault, offensive, onslaught, offence, drive, push, thrust, onrush, sortie, sally, swoop, foray, raid, invasion, incursion, campaign

storming

blitzkrieg

razzia

archaic onset

ANTONYMS

retreat

4‘he put Gabriel in the charge of his daughter’

SYNONYMS

care, protection, safe keeping, keeping, supervision, surveillance, control, handling

custody, guardianship, tutelage, wardship, protectorship, patronage, trusteeship, auspices, aegis

hands, lap

archaic ward

5‘his charge was to save the paper from bankruptcy’

SYNONYMS

duty, responsibility, task, job, obligation, assignment, mission, business, concern, function, burden, onus

directive, brief, briefing, instruction

British informal pigeon

dated office

6‘I am concerned for the safety of my charge’

SYNONYMS

ward, protégé, dependant

pupil, trainee, apprentice, mentee

minor

ANTONYMS

guardian

7‘the judge gave a painstakingly careful charge to the jury’

SYNONYMS

instruction, direction, directive, order, command, dictate, injunction, exhortation, mandate

8‘I get a real charge out of working hard’

SYNONYMS

thrill, tingle, glow

excitement, stimulation, fun, enjoyment, amusement, pleasure, gratification

kick, buzz, high


Phrases

    in charge of

      ‘he was in charge of his father's printing works’

      SYNONYMS

      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

      informal

      running the show, calling the shots