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Definition 1: an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill) - [noun denoting possession]

(surcharge is a kind of ...) the price charged for some article or service

"the admission charge"

(... is a kind of surcharge ) a surcharge added to the cost per person when traveling alone

Definition 2: show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given - [verb of communication]

(surcharge is a kind of ...) give evidence of, as of records

"The diary shows his distress that evening"

Definition 3: fill to an excessive degree - [verb of contact]

Samples where surcharge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The air was surcharged with tension

(surcharge is a kind of ...) make full, also in a metaphorical sense

"fill a container" "fill the child with pride"

Definition 4: place too much a load on - [verb of contact]

Samples where surcharge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • don't overload the car

Synonyms for surcharge in the sense of this definition

(surcharge is a kind of ...) fill or place a load on

"load a car" "load the truck with hay"

Definition 5: print a new denomination on a stamp or a banknote - [verb of creation]

(surcharge is a kind of ...) print (additional text or colors) onto an already imprinted paper

Definition 6: fill to capacity with people - [verb of motion]

Samples where surcharge or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The air raids had surcharged the emergency wards

(surcharge is a kind of ...) cause to crowd together too much

"The students overcrowded the cafeteria"

Definition 7: rip off; ask an unreasonable price - [verb of possession]

Synonyms for surcharge in the sense of this definition

(surcharge is a kind of ...) deprive somebody of something by deceit

"The con-man beat me out of $50" "This salesman ripped us off!" "we were cheated by their clever-sounding scheme" "They chiseled me out of my money"

(... is a kind of surcharge ) obtain by coercion or intimidation

"They extorted money from the executive by threatening to reveal his past to the company boss" "They squeezed money from the owner of the business by threatening him"

(surcharge implies ...) demand payment

"Will I get charged for this service?" "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"

Definition 8: charge an extra fee, as for a special service - [verb of possession]

(surcharge is a kind of ...) demand payment

"Will I get charged for this service?" "We were billed for 4 nights in the hotel, although we stayed only 3 nights"

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