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  Definition of surcharge
  1. an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)
  2. show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given
  3. place too much a load on; "don''t overload the car"
  4. fill to an excessive degree; "The air was surcharged with tension"
  5. print a new denomination on a stamp or a banknote
  6. fill to capacity with people; "The air raids had surcharged the emergency wards"
  7. rip off; ask an unreasonable price
  8. charge an extra fee, as for a special service
Similar Words: overload, overcharge, soak, gazump, fleece, plume, pluck, rob, hook

 

Hyponyms: single supplement, extort, squeeze, rack, gouge, wring

 

Entailments: charge, bill

 

Derivational Morphology: overload, overburden, overcharge

 

 
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