Associations to the word «Charter»


CHARTER, noun. A document issued by some authority, creating a public or private institution, and defining its purposes and privileges.
CHARTER, noun. A similar document conferring rights and privileges on a person, corporation etc.
CHARTER, noun. A contract for the commercial leasing of a vessel, or space on a vessel.
CHARTER, noun. The temporary hiring or leasing of a vehicle.
CHARTER, noun. A deed (legal contract).
CHARTER, noun. A special privilege, immunity, or exemption.
CHARTER, adjective. Leased or hired.
CHARTER, verb. (transitive) To grant or establish a charter.
CHARTER, verb. (transitive) To lease or hire something by charter.
CHARTER COURT, noun. (colloquial) Synonym of constitutional court.
CHARTER MEMBER, noun. An original member of an organization; a member named in an organization's charter.
CHARTER PILOT, noun. A pilot available for hire to fly, typically over short routes in light aircraft
CHARTER SCHOOL, noun. (US) A particular form of primary or secondary school, distinct from public school or private school.
CHARTER SCHOOLS, noun. Plural of charter school

Dictionary definition

CHARTER, noun. A document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation.
CHARTER, noun. A contract to hire or lease transportation.
CHARTER, verb. Hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services.
CHARTER, verb. Grant a charter to.
CHARTER, verb. Engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?".

Wise words

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.