- 1 charter something to rent a plane, boat, etc. for your own use a chartered plane They flew to Athens and then chartered a boat to the island.
- 2charter something to state officially that a new organization, town, or university has been established and has special rights
NAmE//ˈtʃɑrt̮ər//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they charter
he / she / it charters
past simple chartered
-ing form chartering