(italics)French. menu; bill of fare.: Compare à la carte.
a playing card.
Archaic. a map or chart.
- cart, carte
Other definitions for Carte (2 of 2)
Richard d'Oy·ly [doi-lee]. /ˈdɔɪ li/. D'Oyly Carte, Richard.
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How to use carte in a sentence
It will be up to customers to specify, and pay for, the features that matter most to them on an a la carte basis.Airstream’s camper concept is a sophisticated electric machine | Dan Carney | February 13, 2022 | Popular-Science
The Big Lie is an à la carte conspiracy theory — a bit like QAnon in that respect — where adherents pick and choose what sounds right to them and disregard what doesn’t.
Besides, there may be more money to be made by offering a la carte subscriptions.
So, that's why the cable companies don't want you to buy a la carte HBO Go, but why is that HBO's problem?Why Are Cable Companies Forcing People to Turn to Piracy? | Megan McArdle | November 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Am I suggesting we give Big Dogs carte blanche to run wild, bedding every pretty young thing who catches their eye?
If overturned, each state would have carte blanche to end access to abortion.Women, Don’t Be Fooled: Mitt Romney Will End Safe and Legal Abortion | Dawn Laguens | October 12, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Is it just something that they have carte blanche to do as they see fit?
So much so that Wisniak receives money from advertisers carte blanche—and then conceives and executes her own ads.
Part of that idea was sham bric-à-brac, the rest was carte blanche to Messrs. Spick and Span.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
He designed it entirely himself; he had not to compete for the building of it, but had carte blanche in regard to every detail.The Recent Revolution in Organ Building | George Laing Miller
I have carte blanche, and say what I like; but does any single soul understand me?The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 25 (of 25) | Robert Louis Stevenson
"Poste-carte, Cismus cards, nice," he continues with unabated zeal as if we had not spoken at all.Round the Wonderful World | G. E. Mitton
At all events, she gave me carte blanche to publish the results of my observations.Mystic London: | Charles Maurice Davies
British Dictionary definitions for carte (1 of 2)
a variant spelling of quarte
British Dictionary definitions for Carte (2 of 2)
See D'Oyly Carte
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