Definition of recharge
1 : to make a new attack
2 : to regain energy or spirit
1 : to charge again; especially : to restore anew the active materials in (a storage battery)
2 : to inspire or invigorate afresh : renew
rechargeplay \(ˌ)rē-ˈchärj, ˈrē-ˌ\ noun
rechargeableplay \(ˌ)rē-ˈchär-jə-bəl\ adjective
rechargerplay \-jər\ noun
Examples of recharge in a Sentence
When the computer beeps, you need to recharge the battery.
It takes about an hour for the battery to recharge.
Take a break to give yourself time to recharge.
Recent Examples of recharge from the Web
There were outlets to recharge phones and a tablet to order food and get flight updates.
Bollar said another benefit of the Arlington station is that apartment dwellers, who generally don’t have garages for recharging at home, might now consider buying an electric car.
Voice Organizer with rechargeable batteries, backup lithium battery, and recharging stand: US$199.95.
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First Known Use of recharge
RECHARGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of recharge for English Language Learners
: to refill (a battery) with electricity
: to regain your energy and strength
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