Difference between Accusation and Charge

What is the difference between Accusation and Charge?

Accusation as a noun is the act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense. while Charge as a noun is responsibility.


Part of speech: noun

Definition: The act of accusing or charging with a crime or with a lighter offense. That of which one is accused; the charge of an offense or crime, or the declaration containing the charge. A declaration of fault or blame against another.

Example sentence: I may be what my enemies desire me to be, yet never an accusation are they able to hurl against me which makes me blush or lower my forehead; and I hope that God will be merciful enough with me, to prevent me from committing one of those faults which would involve my family.


Part of speech: verb

Definition: To place a burden upon.To assign a duty to.To formally accuse of a crime.To assign a debit to an account.To pay on account, as by using a credit card.To cause to take on an electric charge.To move forward quickly and forcefully, particularly in combat, on horseback or both.To attack by moving forward quickly in a group.To commit a charging foul.(of a batsman) To take a few steps doen the pitch towards the bowler as he delivers the ball, either to disrupt the length of the delivery, or to get into a better position to hit the ball.To load equipment with material required for its use, as a firearm with powder, a fire hose with water, a chemical reactor with raw materials.

Part of speech: noun

Definition: responsibility.Someone or something entrusted to one's care, such as a child to a babysitter or a student to a teacher.A load or burden; cargo.The amount of money levied for a service.An instruction.A ground attack against a prepared enemy.An accusation.An electric charge.An offensive foul in which the player with the ball moves into a stationary defender.A measured amount of powder and/or shot in a firearm cartridge.An image displayed on an escutcheon.

Example sentence: I believe God is managing affairs and that He doesn't need any advice from me. With God in charge, I believe everything will work out for the best in the end. So what is there to worry about.

We hope you now know whether to use Accusation or Charge in your sentence.

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