verb (used with object)
Origin of charter
Can be confusedcharted chartered
Examples from the Web for charter
A second document was titled: “Gambia Reborn: A Charter for Transition from Dictatorship to Democracy and Development.”The Shadowy U.S. Veteran Who Tried to Overthrow a Country|Jacob Siegel|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Klein paints a rosy picture of the charter schools, while admitting that not all outperformed traditional public schools.
Charter schools, rejecting the tenet of promotion through seniority, promised to do better.
Nothing,” Klein notes, “was more threatening to the education status quo in New York City than our charter school initiative.
Neither was there a return to the loyal but small ghetto of Charter 77.
"My case is rather an ugly one to look back upon, truly," Charter granted.She Buildeth Her House|Will Comfort
Her name is among the five abbesses who signed a charter granting church privileges at a Kentish Witanagemot.Early Double Monasteries|Constance Stoney
And in none of them is any charter mentioned earlier than that of Henry II.
This charter, which is in the Saxon language, is still preserved in the British Museum.Chelsea|George Bryan
But we have no charter of exemption, that I know of, from the ordinary frailties of our nature.
British Dictionary definitions for charter
- the hire or lease of transportation
- the agreement or contract regulating this
- (as modifier)a charter flight