a form of legal interest that another person or institution has in a particular asset, especially one used as a guarantee to secure payment (eg of a mortgage or other form of loan or debt)
The lender may need to get a court order to have a charge put on your property.
a formal accusation of a crime
She's been arrested on a charge of murder.
money that you have to pay for a product or a service etc
The entry charge of £1 per person is a small contribution towards the high cost of maintaining an organic farm.