overcharge

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verb over·charge \ˌō-vər-ˈchärj\

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

overcharge

play \ˈō-vər-ˌ\ noun

Examples of overcharge in a sentence

  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


OVERCHARGE Defined for English Language Learners

overcharge

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verb over·charge \ˌō-vər-ˈchärj\

Definition of overcharge for English Language Learners

  • : 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)


OVERCHARGE Defined for Kids

overcharge

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verb over·charge \ˌō-vər-ˈchärj\

Definition of overcharge for Students

overcharged

overcharging

  1. :  to charge too much money



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