overcharge


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overcharge \O`ver*charge"\, v. t. [Cf. Supercharge,
   Surcharge.]
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   1. To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress; to
      cloy. --Sir W. Raleigh.
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   2. To fill too full; to crowd.
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            Our language is overcharged with consonants.
                                                  --Addison.
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   3. To charge (a buyer) an excessive price; to charge beyond a
      fair rate or price.
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   4. To exaggerate; as, to overcharge a description.
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   5. (Electricity) To charge (a battery) too much, so as to
      cause damage.
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   Overcharged mine. (Mil.) See Globe of compression, under
      Globe.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overcharge \O`ver*charge"\, v. i.
   To make excessive charges.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overcharge \O"ver*charge`\, n. [Cf. Supercargo,
   Supercharge.]
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   1. An excessive load or burden.
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   2. An excessive charge in an account.
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