Definition of Charge up

1. Verb. Cause to be agitated, excited, or roused. "The good news will charge up her"; "The speaker charged up the crowd with his inflammatory remarks"

Exact synonyms: Agitate, Charge, Commove, Excite, Rouse, Turn On
Specialized synonyms: Hype Up, Psych Up, Bother, Pother, Electrify
Generic synonyms: Disturb, Trouble, Upset
Derivative terms: Agitative, Charge, Excitant, Excitement, Rousing, Turn-on
Antonyms: Calm



Definition of Charge up

1. Verb. (transitive) To recharge, to give electrical power to something. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) to motivate, to instill someone with determination. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Charge Up

charge exchange
charge hand
charge hands
charge nurse
charge nurses
charge of quarters
charge off
charge offs
charge per unit
charge plate
charge sheet
charge transfer
charge transfer complex
charge transfer system
charge unit
charge up (current term)
chargeable
chargeableness
chargeably
chargeback
chargebacks
chargecard
chargecards
charged
charged particle
chargee
chargeful
chargehand
chargehands
chargehouse

Literary usage of Charge up

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1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Fees (extra to usual postal or rail charges) : For Trade charge up to £i. iv. aJ; £»t MS. $d. ; £5. aï. 6J. ; and for each further ..."

2. History of the Pennsylvania Reserve Corps: A Complete Record of the by Josiah Rhinehart Sypher (1865)
"... cross the Potomac—Pursuit by General McClellan—March of the Reserves—Meade iu command—Battle of South Mountain—Spirited charge up the mountain slope—The ..."

3. The Lives of William McKinley and Garret A. Hobart, Republican Presidential by Henry Benajah Russell (1896)
"... Slough or Die — Fierce charge up a Steep Bank — Reinforcements from the Cavalry — Complete Dispersion of the Rebels — McKinley's Quickness of Action and ..."

4. The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes by James Quay Howard (1876)
"Appointed Major—Judge Advocate—Lieutenant-Colonel —South Mountain— Wounded—Fighting while Down —After Morgan—Battle of Cloyd Mountain—charge up the ..."

5. The Life, Public Services and Select Speeches of Rutherford B. Hayes by James Quay Howard (1876)
"... Wounded—Fighting while Down —After Morgan—Battle of Cloyd Mountain—charge up the ... charge up ..."

6. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial ScienceChemistry (1903)
"It takes 42 per cent o( the energy of the current to heat the charge up to the reacting temperature, and yet the products of the reaction, silicon carbide ..."

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