overcharge

  • 1 overcharge — o‧ver‧charge [ˌəʊvəˈtʆɑːdʒ ǁ ˌoʊvərˈtʆɑːrdʒ] verb [intransitive, transitive] COMMERCE to charge someone too much money for something: • Divorce lawyers often overcharge women clients. overcharge (somebody) for something • The company overcharged… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 2 overcharge — index exploitation, overdraw, premium (excess value), surcharge, usury Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 Overcharge — O ver*charge , v. t. [Cf. {Supercharge}, {Surcharge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress; to cloy. Sir W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] 2. To fill too full; to crowd. [1913 Webster] Our language is overcharged with… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 Overcharge — O ver*charge , n. [Cf. {Supercargo}, {Supercharge}.] [1913 Webster] 1. An excessive load or burden. [1913 Webster] 2. An excessive charge in an account. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Overcharge — O ver*charge , v. i. To make excessive charges. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 overcharge — (v.) c.1300, to overload, overburden, from OVER (Cf. over) + CHARGE (Cf. charge). Meaning to charge someone too much money is from 1660s. Related: Overcharged; overcharging …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 overcharge — ► VERB ▪ charge too high a price …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 overcharge — [ō΄vər chärj′; ] also, and for n.always, [ō′vər chärj΄] vt., vi. overcharged, overcharging 1. to charge too high a price (to) 2. to overload or fill too full 3. to exaggerate n. 1. an excessive charge 2 …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Overcharge — For other uses, see Overcharging (disambiguation). Overcharge is an economic term that refers to the difference between an observed market price and a price that would have been observed in the absence of collusion. The latter is often called a… …

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  • 10 overcharge — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈtʃɑː(r)dʒ] / US [ˌoʊvərˈtʃɑrdʒ] verb Word forms overcharge : present tense I/you/we/they overcharge he/she/it overcharges present participle overcharging past tense overcharged past participle overcharged 1) [intransitive/transitive] …

    English dictionary

  • 11 overcharge — Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to charge too much or too fully 2. to fill too full 3. exaggerate, overdraw intransitive verb to make an excessive charge • overcharge noun …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 overcharge — overcharger, n. v. /oh veuhr chahrj /; n. /oh veuhr chahrj /, v., overcharged, overcharging, n. v.t. 1. to charge (a purchaser) too high a price: When the manager realized we d been overcharged, she gave us a credit for the difference. 2. to fill …

    Universalium

  • 13 overcharge — o|ver|charge [ ,ouvər tʃardʒ ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive to ask someone to pay more money than is reasonable, or more money than the real price: I think I ve been overcharged. 2. ) transitive to put too much power into a BATTERY:… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 14 overcharge — verb 1 (I, T) to charge someone too much money for something: overcharge sb: The cashier overcharged me by at least $2.00. 2 too full of emotion or excitement: The atmosphere in the stadium was overcharged with excitement. 3 (T) to put too much… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 overcharge — perkrova statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. overcharge; overload; overloading vok. Überladung, f; Überlast, f; Überlastung, f rus. перегрузка, f pranc. surcharge, f …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 16 overcharge — noun / əυvətʃɑ:dʒ/ a charge which is higher than it should be ● to pay back an overcharge ■ verb /ˌəυvə tʃɑ:dʒ/ to ask too much money ● They overcharged us for our meals. ● We asked for a refund because we’d been overcharged …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 17 overcharge — noun / əυvətʃɑ:dʒ/ a charge which is higher than it should be ● to pay back an overcharge ■ verb /ˌəυvə tʃɑ:dʒ/ to ask someone for too much money ● They overcharged us for our meals. ● We asked for a refund because we’d been overcharged …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 18 overcharge — An excessive charge. A charge of more than is permitted by law. Woodhouse v Rio Grande Railway Co. 67 Tex 416, 418. A charge made by a carrier for transportation services in excess of those applicable thereto under the tariffs lawfully on file… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 19 overcharge — verb a) to charge more money than the correct amount or to surpass a certain limit while charging a bill b) to continue to charge an electric device beyond its electrical capacity Ant: undercharge …

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  • 20 overcharge — Synonyms and related words: adorn, aggrandize, amplify, anticathexis, ballyhoo, bleed, bleed white, build up, burlesque, caricature, carry too far, cathectic energy, cathexis, charge, choke, clip, color, congest, congestion, convolute,… …

    Moby Thesaurus