a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt
bring an accusation against; level a charge against; "The neighbors accused the man of spousal abuse"
blame for, make a claim of wrongdoing or misbehavior against; "he charged the director with indifference"
address a question to and expect an answer from; "Ask your teacher about trigonometry"; "The children asked me about their dead grandmother"
require or ask for as a price or condition; "He is asking $200 for the table"; "The kidnappers are asking a million dollars in return for the release of their hostage"
require as useful, just, or proper; "It takes nerve to do what she did"; "success usually requires hard work"; "This job asks a lot of patience and skill"; "This position demands a lot of personal sacrifice"; "This dinner calls for a spectacular dessert"; "This intervention does not postulate a patient's consent"
make a request or demand for something to somebody; "She asked him for a loan"
consider obligatory; request and expect; "We require our secretary to be on time"; "Aren't we asking too much of these children?"; "I expect my students to arrive in time for their lessons"
inquire about; "I asked about their special today"; "He h
require to lose, suffer, or sacrifice; "This mistake cost him his job"
the property of having material worth (often indicated by the amount of money something would bring if sold); "the fluctuating monetary value of gold and silver"; "he puts a high price on his services"; "he couldn't calculate the cost of the collection"
be priced at; "These shoes cost $100"
value measured by what must be given or done or undergone to obtain something; "the cost in human life was enormous"; "the price of success is hard work"; "what price glory?"
the total spent for goods or services including money and time and labor
proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way"
an agenda of things to do; "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
a paying (taxi) passenger
the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
an interest in land capable of being inherited
a fixed charge for a privilege or for professional services
give a tip or gratuity to in return for a service, beyond the compensation agreed on; "Remember to tip the waiter"; "fee the steward"
any of numerous agile ruminants related to sheep but having a beard and straight horns
the tenth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about December 22 to January 19
(astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Capricorn
a victim of ridicule or pranks
accuse formally of a crime
convert into ions
become converted into ions
cause to assemble or enlist in the military; "raise an army"; "recruit new soldiers"
impose and collect; "levy a fine"
the act of drafting into military service
a charge imposed and collected
(military) an offensive against an enemy (using weapons); "the attack began at dawn"
a forceful forward rush or flow; "from the bow she stared at the mesmerising onrush of the sea where it split and foamed"; "the explosion interrupted the wild onrush of her thoughts"
an onerous or difficult concern; "the burden of responsibility"; "that's a load off my mind"
a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
use to the limit; "you are taxing my patience"
assign a task to; "I tasked him with looking after the children"
attention and management implying responsibility for safety; "he is in the care of a bodyguard"
teaching pupils individually (usually by a tutor hired privately)
a person who is under the protection or in the custody of another
United States businessman who in 1872 established a successful mail-order business (1843-1913)
English writer of novels who was an active opponent of the women's suffrage movement (1851-1920)
English economist and conservationist (1914-1981)
watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away"
a division of a prison (usually consisting of several cells)
block forming a division of a hospital (or a suite of rooms) shared by patients who need a similar kind of care; "they put her in a 4-bed ward"
a district into which a city or town is divided for the purpose of administration and elections