charged charged  /ˈtʃɑrdʒd/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge
  2. (adj) fraught with great emotion
  3. (adj) supplied with carbon dioxide
  4. (adj) capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. He was also charged with 51 counts of tax fraud and with running illegal oil deals with Iran during the hostage crisis.
  2. When campuses saw their energy bills go up, students were charged a fee.
  3. The device beeps when your car battery is charged, and the LED area light lets you read while you wait.

News

  1. British man charged with defacing queen's portrait

    LONDON (AP) — A man has been charged with allegedly spraying paint on a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II hanging in Westminster Abbey, police said Friday.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Man charged with providing heroin in fatal crash

    A Mosinee man is charged with providing the heroin that authorities say was a factor in a fatal car crash. Twenty-two-year-old Kyle Kennedy is expected to make an initial appearance in Marathon County Circuit Court Friday. The crash last March in Wausau killed the driver, Michael Dixon of Rothschild, and critically injured his 4-year-old son. Police said Dixon had heroin in his system at the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: WISC-TV Madison

  3. Seven charged in scandal threatening Czech PM: CTK agency

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech police have charged seven people after a sweep of government and private offices, the news agency CTK quoted a state attorney as saying on Friday. Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas has been under pressure since police detained some of his close allies on Wednesday and Thursday, including the chief of his office. It was not initially clear who had been charged or what the ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. Hilton wrote on Twitter later: "Hey guys, there's a lot of crazy rumors going around. Just want you all to know the truth. Everything is completely fine. I was not charged or arrested, cause I didn't do anything."
    on Jul 2, 2010 By: Paris Hilton Source: Torrington Register Citizen

  2. "The fact that this administration won't allow the man charged with implementing the president's plan to cut $500 billion out of Medicare to testify about his plans for the care of our nation's seniors is truly outrageous," he said.
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Mitch McConnell Source: The Hill (blog)

  3. "His record speaks for itself in cricket. There is a certain line that you can kind of go to and then you know where you push it and he just pushes it all the time. That's why he has been charged more than anyone that's ever played in the history of...
    on Feb 26, 2008 By: Matthew Hayden Source: Rediff

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