UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈs3ːrtʃɑːrdʒ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/n. ˈsɝˌtʃɑrdʒ; v. sɝˈtʃɑrdʒ, ˈsɝˌtʃɑrdʒ/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(n. sûrchärj′; v. sûr chärj, sûrchärj′)

Inflections of 'surcharge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
v 3rd person singular
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. had to pay a surcharge (for)
  2. there was a surcharge on the bill (for)
  3. a [$10] surcharge (for)
  4. the surcharge is [$10] (for)
  5. a surcharge [on, for] credit card bookings
  6. the hotel put a surcharge on the bill for everything
  7. the bill was full of surcharges
  8. was a surcharge on [parking, services, cleaning]
  9. am not going to pay a surcharge for...!
  10. am tired of all the (extra) surcharges!
  11. impose a surcharge on [imports, exports]
  1. surcharge (you) for [internet connection, movies, services]
  2. the [hotel, service provider, company] surcharges for [internet connection]
  3. surcharge [accounts, credit cards, users]
  4. [users, clients, patients] are surcharged for services
  5. [users] were surcharged by [five dollars, ten dollars, the day]
  6. surcharge a stamp
n as adj
  1. had to pay a surcharge fee (for)

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