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English noun: overcharge

1. overcharge (possession) a price that is too high

Broader (hypernym)charge

Narrower (hyponym)extortion

English verb: overcharge

1. overcharge (possession) rip off; ask an unreasonable price

Synonymsfleece, gazump, hook, pluck, plume, rob, soak, surcharge

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)cheat, chisel, rip off

Narrower (hyponym)extort, gouge, rack, squeeze, wring

Entailbill, charge


2. overcharge (contact) place too much a load on

SamplesDon't overload the car.

Synonymsoverload, surcharge

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)lade, laden, load, load up

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