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    surcharge

    surcharge - Dictionary definition and meaning for word surcharge

    Definition
    (noun) an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill) Definition
    (verb) charge an extra fee, as for a special service Definition
    (verb) rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    Synonyms : fleece , gazump , hook , overcharge , pluck , plume , rob , soak
    Definition
    (verb) fill to capacity with people
    Example Sentence
    • The air raids had surcharged the emergency wards
    Definition
    (verb) print a new denomination on a stamp or a banknote Definition
    (verb) fill to an excessive degree
    Example Sentence
    • The air was surcharged with tension
    Definition
    (verb) place too much a load on
    Synonyms : overcharge , overload
    Example Sentence
    • don't overload the car
    Definition
    (verb) show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given
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