verb (used with object)
- chart room,
- chart. cerat.,
- charter colony,
- charter member,
- charter of rights,
- charter party,
- charter school
Origin of charter
Examples from the Web for recharter
Wise and prudent was the conduct of those who refused to recharter the second Bank of the United States.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)|Thomas Hart Benton
When the bill to recharter the bank passed Congress, Jackson promptly vetoed the bill.Famous American Statesmen|Sarah Knowles Bolton
If it be essentially necessary, we have a right to recharter the bank.
"I think I'll be able to recharter, Mr. Ricks," he said confidently.Cappy Ricks|Peter B. Kyne
Can it now be said that the question of a recharter of the bank was not decided at the election which ensued?A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|James D. Richardson
- the hire or lease of transportation
- the agreement or contract regulating this
- (as modifier)a charter flight
Word Origin for charter
early 15c., "provide with a charter," from charter (n.). Meaning "to hire" is attested from 1806. Related: Chartered; chartering.
c.1200, from Old French chartre (12c.) "charter, letter, document, covenant," from Latin chartula, literally "little paper," diminutive of charta, carta "paper, document" (see chart (n.)).