An example of a chart is the percentiles showing the growth of babies nationwide.
Is charting a course to destruction.
The song has charted for 15 weeks!
The band first charted in 1994.
A hit single that reached number 3 on the charts.
A song that charted at the number one position last week.
Let's chart how we're going to get from here to there.
We are on a course for disaster without having charted it.
- in excess of normal standards or expectations
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of chart
- Obsolete French charte from Latin charta sheet of paper made from papyrus card1
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Middle French charte (“card, map”), from Late Latin charta (“paper, card, map”), Latin ("papyrus, writing"), from Ancient Greek χάρτης (khartēs, “papyrus, thin sheet”).