take–charge

play
adjective \ˈtāk-ˈchärj\

Definition of take–charge

  1. :  having the qualities of a forceful leader a take–charge executive

1950

First Known Use of take–charge

1950


TAKE–CHARGE Defined for English Language Learners

take–charge

play
adjective \ˈtāk-ˈchärj\

Definition of take–charge for English Language Learners

  • : having the qualities of a forceful leader : able to make decisions in a confident way and then act on them

Learn More about take–charge


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

not embarrassed or apologetic

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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