a sheet exhibiting information in tabular form.
a graphic representation, as by curves, of a dependent variable, as temperature, price, etc.; graph.
a map, especially a hydrographic or marine map.
an outline map showing special conditions or facts: a weather chart.
Astrology. horoscope (def. 1).
Jazz. a musical arrangement.
the charts, ratings of the popularity of popular-music records, usually based on nationwide sales for a given week: Their album is number three on the charts this week.
to make a chart of.
to plan: to chart a course of action.
Informal. to rank in the charts: The new song gets charted number four this week.
Idioms about chart
off the charts, greatly exceeding the general level or average: Demand for the new phone is off the charts.: Also off the chart .
- chart·a·ble, adjective
- pre·chart, verb (used with object)
- pre·chart·ed, adjective
- re·chart, verb (used with object)
- well-charted, adjective
- charted , chartered
Other definitions for chart. (2 of 2)
(in prescriptions) a paper.
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How to use chart in a sentence
As the charts below show, in states with mandates where cases surged in the spring, more people now wear masks.Why every state should adopt a mask mandate, in 4 charts | Youyou Zhou | November 9, 2020 | Vox
As a string player, I wasn’t able to learn from a whole lot of charts.Marshall Allen is 96 years old and still leading one of the most visionary jazz groups of all time | Shannon Effinger | October 30, 2020 | Washington Post
Although, as you can see in the chart below, Democrats have an advantage in terms of voter enthusiasm this year.Americans Say They’re Fired Up To Vote — Especially Democrats | Dhrumil Mehta (firstname.lastname@example.org) | October 30, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
As the chart below shows, young people are more likely to report that they or members of their household have experienced hurdles to voting — even though most have had far fewer elections to vote in.Why Younger Americans Don’t Vote More Often (*No, It’s Not Apathy) | Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux (Amelia.Thomson-DeVeaux@abc.com) | October 30, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
I just did a Google Trends search for "loss of taste" and I gasped at the chart shape.Can Google searches predict where coronavirus cases will soon emerge? | Philip Bump | October 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Do we have a form of consciousness—a way of knowing—that has yet to be charted?Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death | Patricia Pearson | August 11, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In Western Europe, the ADL charted anti-Semitism at 24 percent and in Eastern Europe at 34 percent.
Climate warming can be charted as a long-term rising trend with variation.Who Will Save the Wolverine? Not the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service | Doug Peacock | July 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Taylor also said the contrarian nature of the study will likely bring added attention to a field still very much being charted.Playing Violent Video Games Makes You a Better Person, Study Says | Kevin Zawacki | July 4, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now in his 80s, Blankenship claims to have charted out tunnels, corridors, and large, unnatural underground caverns.Treasure Hunt to Discover Oak Island’s Mysterious Booty | Nina Strochlic | February 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
We sailed over the charted position of land east of Wilkes's Cape Carr in clear weather.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
It was a business without precedents, a sea that had never been charted, this work of the Relief Commission.Heroes of To-Day | Mary R. Parkman
It was plain that the coast line was charted accurately 12 so as to show the precise location of the inlets.The Pirate of Panama | William MacLeod Raine
The mighty Doraine was not alone; she sailed a sea whose every foot was charted, whose every depth was sounded.West Wind Drift | George Barr McCutcheon
No charted coast, no lights but love-light, an that most always turns out to be a will-o-the-wisp, that piles ye up on the rocks.Cursed | George Allan England
British Dictionary definitions for chart
a map designed to aid navigation by sea or air
an outline map, esp one on which weather information is plotted
(tr) to make a chart of
(tr) to make a detailed plan of
(tr) to plot or outline the course of
(intr) (of a record or video) to appear in the charts (sense 6)
- chartable, adjective
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