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overcharge

noun

1 overcharge

A price that is too high.

Roget 814: dearness etc. adj.; high price, famine price, fancy price; overcharge; extravagance; exorbitance, extortion; heavy pull upon the purse.   



verb

1 overcharge

Rip off; ask an unreasonable price.

synonyms: fleece, gazump, hook, pluck, plume, rob, soak, surcharge.

Roget 814: be dear etc. adj.; cost much, cost a pretty penny; rise in price, look up.    [demand a price in excess of value] overcharge, bleed, fleece, extort.    [pay a price in excess of value] pay too much, ... show more

Roget 549: exaggerate, magnify, pile up, aggravate; amplify etc. (expand) 194; overestimate etc. 482; hyperbolize; overcharge, overstate, ... show more

Roget 577: ornament, overlay with ornament, overcharge; smell of the lamp.   

Dutch: ontroven

2 overcharge

Place too much a load on.

synonyms: overload, surcharge.

Roget 641: superabound, overabound; know no bounds, swarm; meet one at every turn; creep with, crawl with, bristle with; overflow; run over, flow over, well over, brim over; run riot; ... show more

Dutch: overladen


Moby thesaurus: adorn, aggrandize, amplify, anticathexis, ballyhoo, bleed, bleed white, build up, burlesque, caricature, carry too far, cathectic energy, cathexis, charge, choke, clip, color, congest, congestion, convolute ... show more.

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