get a charge out of

Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of get a charge out of

:to be amused by
  • The children got a charge out of the juggler.

Word by Word Definitions

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

charge play
  1. : a material load or weight

  2. : a figure borne on a heraldic field

  3. : the quantity that an apparatus is intended to receive and fitted to hold

  1. : to lay or put a load on or in : load

  2. : to place a charge (as of powder) in

  3. : to load or fill to capacity

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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