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overcharge

verb over·charge \ˌō-vər-ˈchärj\

: to charge too much for something : to make someone pay too much money for something

: to give too much of an electric charge to (a battery)

Full Definition of OVERCHARGE

transitive verb
1
:  to charge too much or too fully
2
:  to fill too full
intransitive verb
:  to make an excessive charge
over·charge \ˈō-vər-ˌ\ noun
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Examples of OVERCHARGE

  1. He overcharges for car repairs.
  2. He overcharges his customers for car repairs.
  3. The store overcharged me for my skirt.

First Known Use of OVERCHARGE

14th century

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OVERCHARGING Defined for Kids

overcharge

verb over·charge \ˌō-vər-ˈchärj\
over·chargedover·charg·ing

Definition of OVERCHARGE for Kids

:  to charge too much money

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