Definitions for overchargeˌoʊ vərˈtʃɑrdʒ; ˈoʊ vərˌtʃɑrdʒ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overcharge(verb)

    a price that is too high

  2. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook(verb)

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

  3. overload, surcharge, overcharge(verb)

    place too much a load on

    "don't overload the car"


  1. Overcharge(v. t.)

    (Electricity) To charge (a battery) too much, so as to cause damage.

  2. Origin: [Cf. Supercharge, Surcharge.]


  1. overcharge(Noun)

    An excessive load or burden.

  2. overcharge(Noun)

    An excessive charge in an account.

  3. overcharge(Verb)

    to charge more money than the correct amount or to surpass a certain limit while charging a bill

  4. overcharge(Verb)

    to continue to charge an electric device beyond its electrical capacity

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Xing Yan Zhang:

    We did n’t overcharge Ben Edelman, we would never do that. We do a very good job. If someone comes in here, and they forget their wallet, we feed them. We let them eat, we never kick them out.

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