verb (used with object)
Origin of charter
Synonyms for charter
Examples from the Web for rechartered
Historical Examples of rechartered
Lansing was chartered as a city in 1859 and rechartered in 1893.
It has six, and wants them rechartered—Congress all the time spending more hard money among them than they can use.Thirty Years' View (Vol. II of 2)
Thomas Hart Benton
It was first chartered as a city in 1868 by the legislature of Dakota, and was rechartered by the legislature of Wyoming in 1873.
- 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.)).