fixed charge


Definition of fixed charge

: a regularly recurring expense (such as rent, taxes, or interest) that must be met when due

Examples of fixed charge in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Former Bumble Bee chief executive Christopher Lischewski has pleaded not guilty to a price-fixing charge. CBS News, "StarKist to pay $100 million fine in tuna price-fixing case," 11 Sep. 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'fixed charge.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of fixed charge

circa 1901, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about fixed charge

Statistics for fixed charge

Last Updated

18 Oct 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for fixed charge

The first known use of fixed charge was circa 1901

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for fixed charge

fixed charge


Legal Definition of fixed charge

: a regularly recurring expense (as rent, taxes, or interest) that must be met when due

More from Merriam-Webster on fixed charge

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with fixed charge

Comments on fixed charge

What made you want to look up fixed charge? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).


transposition of initial sounds of words

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Word Puzzles

  • alt 57589b2b4c6a3
  • Which answer pairs best with each of the following words? living, estate, club, music, road, mile
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!