Definition of chart verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

        

    chart

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//tʃɑːt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//tʃɑːrt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they chart
    BrE BrE//tʃɑːt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//tʃɑːrt//
     
    he / she / it charts
    BrE BrE//tʃɑːts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//tʃɑːrts//
     
    past simple charted
    BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɑːrtɪd//
     
    past participle charted
    BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɑːrtɪd//
     
    -ing form charting
    BrE BrE//ˈtʃɑːtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈtʃɑːrtɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1  chart something to record or follow the progress or development of somebody/something The exhibition charts the history of the palace. His job was to chart the progress of the spacecraft.
  2. 2chart something to plan a course of action She had carefully charted her route to the top of her profession.
  3. 3chart something to make a map of an area synonym map Cook charted the coast of New Zealand in 1768.
  4. Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French charte, from Latin charta ‘paper, papyrus leaf’ from Greek khartēs.Extra examples She received letters charting the progress of the child. The book charts the history of the airport. The exhibition charts the development of modern Irish painting.
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