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
informal 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