How to use Surcharge in a sentence as a noun

The judge [...] ordered three years of probation, a $1000 fine, a $250 surcharge,\n a $50 surcharge, 30 days of community service, and a special condition allowing police\n and probation officers to enter and search my residence anytime without a warrant.\n\nWow.

Heh and then comes the gas surcharge and the waiting penalty and before long they have to put a sticker in the window with all these fees enumerated, and there will also be so many ubers that they'll have to put little signs on top so you can tell which one is taken and which isn't.

Now, keep in mind that if you are a foreigner, there will definitely be a surcharge since it is expected that you are able to afford more.

If you ship more than a few packages a week, it's very difficult to tell which surcharge is attached to which shipment.

So the ISPs need a surcharge for what again?

Saying a surcharge is 'penalising' me for my payment choice isn't much less silly than saying that a retailer's pricing structure 'penalises' me for preferring a luxury brand.

Do you really think merchants who go through the effort of adding a credit card surcharge are going to pass up the opportunity to undercut the cash prices of the merchants down the street who skip adding one?

How to use Surcharge in a sentence as a verb

They may not impost a surcharge for using a Visa card, but can offer a cash discount.

Is Dell "dumping" when they sell Ubuntu laptops and don't incorporate some sort of surcharge for me since I submitted a kernel patch for free?

Why not add a per CPU surcharge while we're at it?

> If I were in netflix's shoes I'd just charge each comcast customer enough extra to cover the surcharge and mark it clearly on their bill.

American Express still has a no-surcharge policy and Visa/MC got MFN clauses declared legal in the settlement, so this won't effectively change anything.

If you want a better business model, work out deals with the startups where you promote their company by dispersing their brand to the masses with a surcharge.

Surcharge definitions


an additional charge (as for items previously omitted or as a penalty for failure to exercise common caution or common skill)


charge an extra fee, as for a special service


rip off; ask an unreasonable price

See also: overcharge soak gazump fleece plume pluck hook


fill to capacity with people; "The air raids had surcharged the emergency wards"


print a new denomination on a stamp or a banknote


fill to an excessive degree; "The air was surcharged with tension"


place too much a load on; "don't overload the car"

See also: overload overcharge


show an omission in (an account) for which credit ought to have been given