- v hold under a lease or rental agreement; of goods and services
- v grant a charter to
- v engage for service under a term of contract
- a hired for the exclusive temporary use of a group of travelers
a chartered plane
the chartered buses arrived on time
- He has battled depression, drug addiction and bad publicity, as in 2000 when he argued with a girlfriend aboard a yacht he had chartered; she got the Coast Guard to take her to .
- The attack came shortly after the Pontiff stepped out of his chartered Alitalia DC-8 into the bright sunshine at Manila airport.
- FLYING HOME FOR CHRISTMAS IN 1985, three years before the Pan Am bombing, 248 American soldiers and eight crew members died when their chartered DC-8 jet plunged to earth just .
- Jim Fitzpatrick in Independent
Mr Fitzpatrick added: "I am today recommending that the needs of the users of this service can best be met through procuring a small aircraft for official travel within the UK, chartered air services for longer journeys involving small parties and a...
- Vitaly Churkin in CNN International
Recently, in the positions of a number of council member states, we have seen an ever-more-obvious attempt to take the council beyond its chartered prerogatives and beyond maintaining international peace and security,Churkin said. "We...
- Michael Griffin in ABC News (blog)
NASA was chartered by the 1958 Space Act to develop the arts and sciences of flight in the atmosphere and in space and to go where those technologies will allow us to go,Griffin said "That's what NASA does for the country. It is a...