recharge ( recharges 3rd person present) ( recharging present participle) ( recharged past tense & past participle )
1 verb If you recharge a battery, you put an electrical charge back into the battery by connecting it to a machine that draws power from another source of electricity such as the mains.
He is using your mains electricity to recharge his car battery. V n
2 If you recharge your batteries, you take a break from activities which are tiring or difficult in order to relax and feel better when you return to these activities.
recharge one's batteries phrase V inflects
He wanted to recharge his batteries and come back feeling fresh and positive.
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