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overcharge

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verb over·charge \ˌō-vər-ˈchärj\

Simple Definition of overcharge

  • : 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

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to charge too much or too fully

  3. 2 :  to fill too full

  4. 3 :  exaggerate, overdraw

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to make an excessive charge

over·charge play \ˈō-vər-ˌ\ noun

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.



14th Century

First Known Use of overcharge

14th century



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