from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To give to somebody as a charge; to entrust with a duty or task.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To charge (with); to impose (a charge) upon.
- n. A charge.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To give in charge or trust.
- n. An injunction; a charge.
Old French enchargier. (Wiktionary)