Charge and Request


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Charge verb – To issue orders to (someone) by right of authority.
Usage example: charged the soldier to keep watch over the prisoner

Request is a synonym for charge in command topic. In some cases you can use "Request" instead the word "Charge" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like order something done.
Nearby Words: charged, charging, chargeable, charger
Synonyms for Charge


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Request verb – To give a request or demand for.
Charge is a synonym for request in command topic. Sometimes you can use "Charge" instead the word "Request" as a noun or a verb.
Nearby Words: requested, requester, requesting, requestor
Synonyms for Request

How words are described

similar similar charge similar request
direct direct charge direct request
original original charge original request
initial initial charge initial request
Other adjectives: single, simple, small, actual, great, infamous, quick, famous, final, minor, less, last.

Common collocations

item charge item request item
money charge money request money
fee charge fee request fee
items charge items request items

Both words in one sentence

  • When no-nonsense Penelope was left in charge, the specials were ordinary drinks, pastries, and a request to not chat with her, which of course was ignored.
  • Better to Die than Be Killed In Sharpe, the title character discovers that another character is a (coerced) spy and on his request, allows him to die in a glorious suicide charge rather than being executed for treachery.
  • Music / Jimi Hendrix Whoever got put in charge of making the cover completely misunderstood the request, and the album came out with a kitschy take on Indian (read: subcontinent) religious imagery on the cover.
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