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English noun: charter

1. charter (communication) a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation

Broader (hypernym)document, papers, written document

Narrower (hyponym)bank charter, royal charter

Part holonymarticles of incorporation, certificate of incorporation

2. charter (communication) a contract to hire or lease transportation

Broader (hypernym)contract

English verb: charter

1. charter (social) hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services

Synonymshire, lease, rent

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Broader (hypernym)contract, undertake

2. charter (social) grant a charter to

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)certify, licence, license

3. charter (possession) engage for service under a term of contract

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

Synonymsengage, hire, lease, rent, take

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something from somebody

Broader (hypernym)acquire, get

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