Origin of charged
Related formswell-charged, adjective
Definition for charged (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), charged, charg·ing.
verb (used without object), charged, charg·ing.
- electric charge.
- the process of charging a storage battery.
- to write off as an expense or loss.
- to attribute to: I charged off the blunder to inexperience.
- to agitate, stimulate, or excite: a fiery speaker who can charge up an audience.
- to put or be under the influence of narcotic drugs.
Origin of charge
SYNONYMS FOR charge
Related formscharge·less, adjectiveself-charg·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for charged
The mother, Emily Kruse, was charged with obstructing justice and intimidating a witness.
Passengers were asked to make sure their phones and other devices were charged so that they could be switched on for inspection.A Gift to the Jihadis: The Unseen Airport Security Threat|Clive Irving|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The attack in which Murray is charged has been front-page news in New York for almost a week.The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop|Jacob Siegel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That is why I visited my relatives in Iran in 2011, when I was unjustly arrested and charged with espionage.
In 2011, he was arrested while visiting his grandmother in Iran, charged with espionage, and sentenced to death.
It could convey so much, could be so tender and beseeching, so charged with deepest sadness, so musical always.Jan and Her Job|L. Allen Harker
They could as easily have charged you overweight as underweight.Uncle Sam Detective|William Atherton Du Puy
Jimmy, guided by Beth, swept along the village street, charged the short hill to the vicarage gate and pulled up before the door.The Smuggler's Cave|George A. Birmingham
I was lying next to you, and I will swear that you brought down eight of them with your rifle, before they charged.Through Three Campaigns|G. A. Henty
The Borderers had many faults, but certainly they cannot be charged with having had short memories!Border Raids and Reivers|Robert Borland
British Dictionary definitions for charged
- an onrush, attack, or assault
- the call to such an attack in battle
- a cartridge or shell
- the explosive required to discharge a firearm or other weapon
- an amount of explosive material to be detonated at any one time
- the attribute of matter by which it responds to electromagnetic forces responsible for all electrical phenomena, existing in two forms to which the signs negative and positive are arbitrarily assigned
- a similar property of a body or system determined by the extent to which it contains an excess or deficiency of electrons
- a quantity of electricity determined by the product of an electric current and the time for which it flows, measured in coulombs
- the total amount of electricity stored in a capacitor
- the total amount of electricity held in an accumulator, usually measured in ampere-hoursSymbol: q, Q
- having responsibility for
- US under the care of
Word Origin for charge
Science definitions for charged
Idioms and Phrases with charged
In addition to the idioms beginning with charge
- charge off
- charge up
- charge with
- carrying charge
- get a bang (charge) out of
- in charge
- in charge of
- take charge