Antonyms of verb charge

2 of 25 senses of charge

Sense 8
charge -- (fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay")
       Antonym of discharge (Sense 4)
      => discharge -- (remove the charge from)

Sense 12
charge -- (pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt; "Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?")
       Antonym of pay cash (Sense 1)
      => pay cash -- (pay (for something) with cash)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb charge

25 senses of charge

Sense 1
charge, bear down -- (to make a rush at or sudden attack upon, as in battle; "he saw Jess charging at him with a pitchfork")
       => rush -- (attack suddenly)

Sense 2
charge, accuse -- (blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference")

Sense 3
charge, bill -- (demand payment; "Will I get charged for this service?"; "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights")
       => account, calculate -- (keep an account of)

Sense 4
tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck -- (move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office")
       => rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along, step on it -- (move fast; "He rushed down the hall to receive his guests"; "The cars raced down the street")

Sense 5
appoint, charge -- (assign a duty, responsibility or obligation to; "He was appointed deputy manager"; "She was charged with supervising the creation of a concordance")

Sense 6
charge, lodge, file -- (file a formal charge against; "The suspect was charged with murdering his wife")
       => accuse, impeach, incriminate, criminate -- (bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse")

Sense 7
charge -- (make an accusatory claim; "The defense attorney charged that the jurors were biased")
       => claim -- (assert or affirm strongly; state to be true or existing; "He claimed that he killed the burglar")

Sense 8
charge -- (fill or load to capacity; "charge the wagon with hay")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 9
charge -- (enter a certain amount as a charge; "he charged me $15")
       => debit -- (enter as debit)

Sense 10
commit, institutionalize, institutionalise, send, charge -- (cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison")
       => transfer -- (move from one place to another; "transfer the data"; "transmit the news"; "transfer the patient to another hospital")

Sense 11
consign, charge -- (give over to another for care or safekeeping; "consign your baggage")
       => entrust, intrust, trust, confide, commit -- (confer a trust upon; "The messenger was entrusted with the general's secret"; "I commit my soul to God")

Sense 12
charge -- (pay with a credit card; pay with plastic money; postpone payment by recording a purchase as a debt; "Will you pay cash or charge the purchase?")
       => pay -- (give money, usually in exchange for goods or services; "I paid four dollars for this sandwich"; "Pay the waitress, please")

Sense 13
charge -- (lie down on command, of hunting dogs)
       => lie down, lie -- (assume a reclining position; "lie down on the bed until you feel better")

Sense 14
agitate, rouse, turn on, charge, commove, excite, charge up -- (cause to be agitated, excited, or roused; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks")
       => disturb, upset, trouble -- (move deeply; "This book upset me"; "A troubling thought")

Sense 15
charge -- (place a heraldic bearing on; "charge all weapons, shields, and banners")
       => paint -- (make a painting; "he painted all day in the garden"; "He painted a painting of the garden")

Sense 16
load, charge -- (provide (a device) with something necessary; "He loaded his gun carefully"; "load the camera")
       => fill, fill up, make full -- (make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride")

Sense 17
charge, level, point -- (direct into a position for use; "point a gun"; "He charged his weapon at me")
       => aim, take, train, take aim, direct -- (point or cause to go (blows, weapons, or objects such as photographic equipment) towards; "Please don't aim at your little brother!"; "He trained his gun on the burglar"; "Don't train your camera on the women"; "Take a swipe at one's opponent")

Sense 18
charge, saddle, burden -- (impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to; "He charged her with cleaning up all the files over the weekend")
       => command, require -- (make someone do something)

Sense 19
charge -- (instruct (a jury) about the law, its application, and the weighing of evidence)
       => instruct -- (give instructions or directions for some task; "She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation")

Sense 20
charge -- (instruct or command with authority; "The teacher charged the children to memorize the poem")
       => instruct -- (give instructions or directions for some task; "She instructed the students to work on their pronunciation")

Sense 21
blame, charge -- (attribute responsibility to; "We blamed the accident on her"; "The tragedy was charged to her inexperience")
       => impute, ascribe, assign, attribute -- (attribute or credit to; "We attributed this quotation to Shakespeare"; "People impute great cleverness to cats")

Sense 22
charge -- (set or ask for a certain price; "How much do you charge for lunch?"; "This fellow charges $100 for a massage")
       => determine, set -- (fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules")

Sense 23
charge -- (cause formation of a net electrical charge in or on; "charge a conductor")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 24
charge -- (energize a battery by passing a current through it in the direction opposite to discharge; "I need to charge my car battery")
       => supply, provide, render, furnish -- (give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater")

Sense 25
charge -- (saturate; "The room was charged with tension and anxiety")
       => impregnate, saturate -- (infuse or fill completely; "Impregnate the cloth with alcohol")

Antonyms of adj charged

4 senses of charged

Sense 1
charged (vs. uncharged) -- (of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge; "charged particles"; "a charged battery")

uncharged (vs. charged) -- (of a particle or body or system; having no charge; "an uncharged particle"; "an uncharged battery")
        => neutral, electroneutral -- (having no net electric charge)
        => dead, drained -- (drained of electric charge; discharged; "a dead battery"; "left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained")

Sense 2
charged, supercharged -- (fraught with great emotion; "an atmosphere charged with excitement"; "an emotionally charged speech")

INDIRECT (VIA emotional) -> unemotional -- (unsusceptible to or destitute of or showing no emotion)

Sense 3
aerated, charged -- (supplied with carbon dioxide)

INDIRECT (VIA effervescent) -> noneffervescent -- (not effervescent)

Sense 4
charged -- (capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy; "the highly charged issue of abortion")

INDIRECT (VIA provocative) -> unprovocative, unprovoking -- (not provocative)

Similarity of adj charged

4 senses of charged

Sense 1
charged (vs. uncharged) -- (of a particle or body or system; having a net amount of positive or negative electric charge; "charged particles"; "a charged battery")
       => hot, live -- (charged or energized with electricity; "a hot wire"; "a live wire")
       => negative, electronegative, negatively charged -- (having a negative charge; "electrons are negative")
       => positive, electropositive, positively charged -- (having a positive charge; "protons are positive")
       => polar -- (having a pair of equal and opposite charges)

Sense 2
charged, supercharged -- (fraught with great emotion; "an atmosphere charged with excitement"; "an emotionally charged speech")
       => emotional (vs. unemotional) -- (of more than usual emotion; "his behavior was highly emotional")

Sense 3
aerated, charged -- (supplied with carbon dioxide)
       => effervescent (vs. noneffervescent) -- ((of a liquid) giving off bubbles)

Sense 4
charged -- (capable of producing violent emotion or arousing controversy; "the highly charged issue of abortion")
       => provocative (vs. unprovocative) -- (serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope)

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