Chart Definition

chärt
charted, charting, charts
noun
charts
A map showing coastlines, water depths, or other information of use to navigators.
American Heritage
An outline map on which specific information, such as scientific data, can be plotted.
American Heritage
A group of facts about something, set up in the form of a diagram, table, graph, etc.
Webster's New World
A sheet presenting information in the form of graphs or tables.
American Heritage
Such a diagram or graph.
Webster's New World
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verb
charted, charting, charts
To make a chart of; map; outline.
Webster's New World
To plot (a course) on, or by reference to, a chart or charts.
Webster's New World
To plan (a course of action)
Webster's New World
To show by, on, or as by a chart.
Webster's New World
To record systematically.
Wiktionary
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idiom
off the charts
  • in excess of normal standards or expectations
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Chart

Noun

Singular:
chart
Plural:
charts

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Origin of Chart

  • From Middle French charte (“card, map”), from Late Latin charta (“paper, card, map”), Latin ("papyrus, writing"), from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khartēs, “papyrus, thin sheet”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Obsolete French charte from Latin charta sheet of paper made from papyrus card1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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