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

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb