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[verb uhn-der-chahrj; noun uhn-der-chahrj]
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verb (used with object), un·der·charged, un·der·charg·ing.
  1. to charge (a purchaser) less than the proper or fair price.
  2. to charge (a stated amount) less than the proper price: They undercharged several dollars for storing the goods.
  3. to put an insufficient charge or load into.
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verb (used without object), un·der·charged, un·der·charg·ing.
  1. to charge too little.
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  1. a charge or price less than is proper or customary.
  2. an insufficient charge or load.
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Origin of undercharge

First recorded in 1625–35; under- + charge
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British Dictionary definitions for undercharge


  1. to charge too little (for)
  2. (tr) to load (a gun, cannon, etc,) with an inadequate charge
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  1. an insufficient charge
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