recharge

verb re·charge \ (ˌ)rē-ˈchärj \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of recharge

intransitive verb
1 : to make a new attack
2 : to regain energy or spirit
transitive verb
1 : to charge again; especially : to restore anew the active materials in (a storage battery)
2 : to inspire or invigorate afresh : renew

recharge

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈchärj, ˈrē-ˌchärj\ noun

rechargeable

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈchär-jə-bəl\ adjective

recharger

play \(ˌ)rē-ˈchär-jər\ noun

Examples of recharge in a Sentence

  1. When the computer beeps, you need to recharge the battery.

  2. It takes about an hour for the battery to recharge.

  3. Take a break to give yourself time to recharge.

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First Known Use of recharge

1598



RECHARGE Defined for English Language Learners

recharge

verb

Definition of recharge for English Language Learners

  • : to refill (a battery) with electricity

  • : to regain your energy and strength



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