Charge

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Charge

The document evidencing mortgage security required by Crown Law (law derived from English law). A Fixed Charge refers to a defined set of assets and is usually registered. A Floating Charge refers to other assets which change from time to time (ie. cash, inventory, etc.), which become a Fixed Charge after a default.

Charge

1. To sell at a certain price. For example, if a grocery store sells coffee beans for $7 per pound, it is said to charge $7 per pound for coffee.

2. Informal; to buy something on credit, especially with a credit card or charge card. That is, one who uses a credit card for transactions is said to charge those transactions.
References in classic literature ?
Well, then, Mistress Dudley, since you will needs tarry, I give the Province House in charge to you.
Now, I have been in charge of our Border Patrol Academy, and I know how long it takes to train an agent, and I know that even if the White House and Congress were 100 percent behind genuine enhancement of the Border Patrol to the levels needed, we'd never make it there because the academy just doesn't have the capacity to do it.
The indictment further charges that FILANDRIANOS, who was also in charge of maintaining the INS's list of those doctors authorized to give a required physical examination to naturalization candidates, solicited $1000 bribe payments in exchange for adding doctors' names to the list.