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Definition 1: a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation - [noun denoting communication]

(charter is a kind of ...) writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature)

(... is a kind of charter ) a charter authorizing the operation of a bank

(... is a kind of charter ) a charter granted by the sovereign (especially in Great Britain)

(charter is a part of ...) a legal document that creates a corporation; it is filed with a state by the founders of a corporation and is governed by the laws of the state

(charter is a part of ...) state approval of the articles of incorporation of a corporation

Definition 2: a contract to hire or lease transportation - [noun denoting communication]

(charter is a kind of ...) a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law

Definition 3: engage for service under a term of contract - [verb of possession]

Samples where charter or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • We took an apartment on a quiet street
  • Let's rent a car
  • Shall we take a guide in Rome?

Synonyms for charter in the sense of this definition

(charter is a kind of ...) come into the possession of something concrete or abstract

"She got a lot of paintings from her uncle" "They acquired a new pet" "Get your results the next day" "Get permission to take a few days off from work"

(charter is a kind of ...) authorize officially

"I am licensed to practice law in this state"

Synonyms for charter in the sense of this definition

(charter is a kind of ...) enter into a contractual arrangement

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