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chart

chart

 
 
pronunciation:
chart
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a display of information in graphic or tabular form.
The television listings are shown in a chart in the newspaper.This chart shows the company's profits and loss over the past ten years.
 
synonyms:
diagram, graph, table
similar words:
blueprint, drawing, figure, illustration, layout, pictograph, plan, plate, schematic, tabulation
definition 2: a marine or aeronautic map.
The captain studied the charts before setting a new course.
similar words:
map, plan
definition 3: an outline map used to show the distribution of particular conditions such as weather, soil type, or population.
similar words:
diagram, map, outline, weather map
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: charted, charting, charts
definition 1: to make a map of or record the measurements of.
Many of these small islands were not charted until the 1900s.The depths of this sea are being charted for the first time.Scientists are charting the amount of rainfall in the region.
synonyms:
map
similar words:
fathom, measure, plumb, record, sound, survey
definition 2: to display on a table or graph
On this page the author charts changes in average income.
synonyms:
diagram, graph, tabulate
similar words:
delineate, depict, draw up, list, plot, portray, represent, table
definition 3: to lay out a plan for.
The purpose of this meeting is to chart our course over the next three years.The captain charted a course back to England.
synonyms:
draft, map, plan
similar words:
arrange, draw up, formulate, outline, plot, project
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derivations: chartable (adj.), chartless (adj.)
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