Some members of the leadership are charging that he bungled his assignment in Qatar.
charging toward a Best Picture win tonight, the French film cleaned up at the dressed-down Independent Spirit Awards.
Elsayed walked by, charging us with “fitna,” a loaded word in Muslim communities that refers to people who cause conflict.
As he prepared to shoot again he heard a noise and there, behind him, his entire troop was charging, bayonets fixed.
Organizers were charging admission to the event, with all proceeds benefitting the Tea Party group.
On increasing the distance we come to a stage where the magnetic force produces a great diminution in the rate of charging.
For an instant Clif thought of charging the battery—with four men.
He endeavors to shield himself like the servant with the talent, by charging injustice and oppression on his master.
Still, that was only luck—a body might have found her charging into the woods.
Mechanical rectifiers have a vibrating armature which opens and closes the charging circuit.
early 13c., "to load, fill," from Old French chargier "to load, burden, weigh down," from Late Latin carricare "to load a wagon or cart," from Latin carrus "wagon" (see car). Senses of "entrust," "command," "accuse" all emerged in Middle English and were found in Old French. Sense of "rush in to attack" is 1560s, perhaps through earlier meaning of "load a weapon" (1540s). Related: Charged; charging. Chargé d'affaires was borrowed from French, 1767, literally "charged with affairs."
c.1200, "a load, a weight," from Old French charge "load, burden; imposition," from chargier "to load, to burden" (see charge (v.)). Meaning "responsibility, burden" is mid-14c. (e.g. take charge, late 14c.; in charge, 1510s), which progressed to "pecuniary burden, cost, burden of expense" (mid-15c.), and then to "price demanded for service or goods" (1510s). Legal sense of "accusation" is late 15c.; earlier "injunction, order" (late 14c.). Electrical sense is from 1767. Slang meaning "thrill, kick" (American English) is from 1951.
To rob (1930s+ Underworld)