Clinton famously triangulated his way to reelection, but Republicans remained in charge of both houses.
The Affordable Care Act requires health insurers to cover the cost of contraception at no charge to women.
No one who spent his career at the agency and worked as an intelligence officer for the CIA has been in charge since before Bush.
The news generated a tremendous surge in Twitter traffic, with tweeters in California, New York, and Texas leading the charge.
The NHF has since led the charge to maintain the gay blood ban.
I have been your tutor, and your rearing has been my charge.
I am sure the injury you speak of could not have happened when he was in charge.
The fame of Pickett's charge on the right has resounded through the world.
What will you find to lay to the charge of Ministers in the coming session?
Then, since you wish it, I must charge myself with the offence.
early 13c., "to load, fill," from Old French chargier "to load, burden, weigh down," from Late Latin carricare "to load a wagon or cart," from Latin carrus "wagon" (see car). Senses of "entrust," "command," "accuse" all emerged in Middle English and were found in Old French. Sense of "rush in to attack" is 1560s, perhaps through earlier meaning of "load a weapon" (1540s). Related: Charged; charging. Chargé d'affaires was borrowed from French, 1767, literally "charged with affairs."
c.1200, "a load, a weight," from Old French charge "load, burden; imposition," from chargier "to load, to burden" (see charge (v.)). Meaning "responsibility, burden" is mid-14c. (e.g. take charge, late 14c.; in charge, 1510s), which progressed to "pecuniary burden, cost, burden of expense" (mid-15c.), and then to "price demanded for service or goods" (1510s). Legal sense of "accusation" is late 15c.; earlier "injunction, order" (late 14c.). Electrical sense is from 1767. Slang meaning "thrill, kick" (American English) is from 1951.
To rob (1930s+ Underworld)