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 surcharge surcharge

noun

  • an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)  ( surcharge )
    an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)
  • verb

  • show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given  ( surcharge )
    show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given
  • place too much a load on  ( overcharge, overload, surcharge )
    place too much a load on
     don't overload the car
    don't overload the car
  • fill to an excessive degree  ( surcharge )
    fill to an excessive degree
     The air was surcharged with tension
    The air was surcharged with tension
  • print a new denomination on a stamp or a banknote  ( surcharge )
    print a new denomination on a stamp or a banknote
  • fill to capacity with people  ( surcharge )
    fill to capacity with people
     The air raids had surcharged the emergency wards
    The air raids had surcharged the emergency wards
  • rip off; ask an unreasonable price  ( fleece, gazump, hook, overcharge, pluck, plume, rob, soak, surcharge )
    rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  • charge an extra fee, as for a special service  ( surcharge )
    charge an extra fee, as for a special service


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