1. [ verb ] (law) charge with a crime or misdemeanor
Related terms: accuse
2. [ verb ] (law) charge with an offense or misdemeanor

"The public officials were impeached"

Related terms: charge impeachment
3. [ verb ] challenge the honesty or credibility of; as of witnesses
Related terms: challenge
4. [ verb ] (law) bring an accusation against; level a charge against
Synonyms: accuse criminate incriminate

"He charged the man with spousal abuse"

Related terms: charge charge reproach arraign recriminate crime accusation accuser
Similar spelling:   impact