"charter" in the noun sense
a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights includes the articles of incorporation and the certificate of incorporation
a contract to hire or lease transportation
"charter" in the verb sense
1. rent, hire, charter, lease
hold under a lease or rental agreement of goods and services
grant a charter to
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?"
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