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Definitions for overcharge
ˌoʊ vərˈtʃɑrdʒ; ˈoʊ vərˌtʃɑrdʒover·charge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overchargeverb

    a price that is too high

  2. overcharge, soak, surcharge, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hookverb

    rip off; ask an unreasonable price

  3. overload, surcharge, overchargeverb

    place too much a load on

    "don't overload the car"


  1. Overchargeverb

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


  1. overchargenoun

    An excessive load or burden.

  2. overchargenoun

    An excessive charge in an account.

  3. overchargeverb

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

  4. overchargeverb

    to continue to charge an electric device beyond its electrical capacity

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overcharge

    ō-vėr-chärj′, v.t. to load with too great a charge: to charge too great a price.—n. O′vercharge, an excessive load or burden: too great a charge, as of gunpowder or of price.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. overcharge

    An excessive charge, as of a gun.

  2. overcharge

    To fill with too much powder and ball, as a gun.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overcharge in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overcharge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of overcharge in a Sentence

  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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  • υπερχρεώνω, υπερφορτίζωGreek
  • kiskoaFinnish
  • surchargerFrench
  • перегружа́ть, перегрузи́ть, перезарядкаRussian
  • övertrasseraSwedish
  • fahiş fiyatla satmakTurkish

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    a consonant produced by stopping the flow of air at some point and suddenly releasing it
    • A. soft-witted
    • B. ultimo
    • C. ambidextrous
    • D. occlusive

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