Definition of recharge verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    recharge

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    verb
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːrdʒ//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they recharge
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːdʒ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːrdʒ//
     
    he / she / it recharges
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːdʒɪz//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːrdʒɪz//
     
    past simple recharged
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːdʒd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːrdʒd//
     
    past participle recharged
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːdʒd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːrdʒd//
     
    -ing form recharging
    BrE BrE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːdʒɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌriːˈtʃɑːrdʒɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[transitive, intransitive] recharge (something) to fill a battery with electrical power; to be filled with electrical power He plugged his razor in to recharge it. The drill takes about three hours to recharge.
  2. 2[intransitive] (informal) to get back your strength and energy by resting for a time We needed the break in order to recharge.
  3. Idioms
    recharge your batteries
     
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    to get back your strength and energy by resting for a while
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