Definitions for: Overcharge

[n] a price that is too high
[v] place too much a load on
[v] rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Webster (1913) Definition: O`ver*charge", v. t. [Cf. Supercharge,
1. To charge or load too heavily; to burden; to oppress; to
cloy. --Sir W. Raleigh.

2. To fill too full; to crowd.

Our language is overcharged with consonants.

3. To charge excessively; to charge beyond a fair rate or

4. To exaggerate; as, to overcharge a description.

Overcharged mine. (Mil.) See Globe of compression, under

O`ver*charge", v. i.
To make excessive charges.

O"ver*charge`, n. [Cf. Supercargo,
1. An excessive load or burden.

2. An excessive charge in an account.

Synonyms: fleece, gazump, hook, overload, pluck, plume, rob, soak, surcharge, surcharge

Antonyms: undercharge

See Also: beat, bill, charge, charge, cheat, chisel, extort, extortion, gouge, load, rack, rip off, wring

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