Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun charter

2 senses of charter

Sense 1
charter -- (a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights; includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation)
       => document, written document, papers -- (writing that provides information (especially information of an official nature))

Sense 2
charter -- (a contract to hire or lease transportation)
       => contract -- (a binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb charter

3 senses of charter

Sense 1
rent, hire, charter, lease -- (hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services)
       => contract, undertake -- (enter into a contractual arrangement)

Sense 2
charter -- (grant a charter to)
       => license, licence, certify -- (authorize officially; "I am licensed to practice law in this state")

Sense 3
lease, rent, hire, charter, engage, take -- (engage for service under a term of contract; "We took an apartment on a quiet street"; "Let's rent a car"; "Shall we take a guide in Rome?")
       => get, acquire -- (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")

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