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Synonyms for charter

Synonyms for charter

to engage the temporary use of (something) for a fee

Synonyms for charter

a document incorporating an institution and specifying its rights

a contract to hire or lease transportation

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hold under a lease or rental agreement

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grant a charter to

engage for service under a term of contract

References in classic literature ?
They were the productions of different minds and of adverse passions; one, ascending for the foundation of human government to the laws of nature and of God, written upon the heart of man; the other, resting upon the basis of human institutions, and prescriptive law, and colonial charter.
Under every species of discouragement, they undertook the voyage; they performed it in spite of numerous and almost insuperable obstacles; they arrived upon a wilderness bound with frost and hoary with snow, without the boundaries of their charter, outcasts from all human society, and coasted five weeks together, in the dead of winter, on this tempestuous shore, exposed at once to the fury of the elements, to the arrows of the native savage, and to the impending horrors of famine.
By their voluntary association they recognized their allegiance to the government of Britain, and in process of time received whatever powers and authorities could be conferred upon them by a charter from their sovereign.
He holds the charter in his hand, and a Bible is under his arm.
But freights was up, an' they hod a charter o' coals for Portland.
I guess I can get from here to Yarmouth, and from there I can charter something which will take me to the other side.
In Hartford stands the famous oak in which the charter of King Charles was hidden.
This is a national study, which includes states that have just much more recently passed charter school laws and typically in those states, you get more of a concentration of charters in urban, underserved communities, so it takes a couple of years to get the students they're serving back on track,'' Larson said.
Bifulco and Ladd's negative conclusion about North Carolina charters is much less certain than it appears.
After all, the only credible organizations that were pushing charters were like-minded, conservative think-tank organizations (Pioneer Institute, Empire Foundation, et al.
Charters are now an established feature of the public education system that isn't going to go away.
The 145-foot "Lady Joy" is now completing a major refit, and will be offered for charters when Rich is not using her.
Most of them started out as extremely low-performing, with higher poverty rates and a much higher proportion of black students than other charters and public schools.
Snell once helped sell the Twin Ridges Elementary School District on the Waldorf charter, but now she's battling in court to stop the flow of tax dollars to the Waldorf charters.
A handful of cities now find 15-20 percent of their kids enrolled in charters.