supercharge

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsupɚˌtʃɑrdʒ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(so̅o̅pər chärj′)

Inflections of 'supercharge' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
supercharges
v 3rd person singular
supercharging
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
supercharged
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
supercharged
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
su•per•charge /ˈsupɚˌtʃɑrdʒ/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -charged, -charg•ing. 
  1. to charge with too great an amount, as of energy, emotion, or tension:The atmosphere was supercharged in the courtroom.
  2. Automotiveto supply air to (an internal-combustion engine) at pressure greater than normal.
su•per•charg•er, n. [countable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
su•per•charge  (so̅o̅pər chärj′),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -charged, -charg•ing. 
  1. to charge with an abundant or excessive amount, as of energy, emotion, or tension.
  2. Automotiveto supply air to (an internal-combustion engine) at greater than atmospheric pressure.
  3. Physicspressurize (def. 3).
  • super- + charge 1760–70

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
supercharge /ˈsuːpəˌtʃɑːdʒ/ vb (transitive)
  1. to increase the air intake pressure of (an internal-combustion engine) with a supercharger; boost
  2. to charge (the atmosphere, a remark, etc) with an excess amount of (tension, emotion, etc)
  3. to apply pressure to (a fluid); pressurize
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