What does carte mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. menu, bill of fare, card, carte du jour, cartenoun

    a list of dishes available at a restaurant

    "the menu was in French"


  1. carte

    A carte is a French term that translates to "card" in English. In general context, it can refer to a map or a menu in a restaurant. The phrase "a la carte," for instance, refers to a menu option where items are individually priced. Hence, it can also mean a list of options or choices one can select from. The exact meaning is usually determined by the context in which the term is used.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cartenoun

    bill of fare

  2. Cartenoun

    short for Carte de visite

  3. Cartenoun

    alt. of Quarte

  4. Etymology: [F. See 1st Card.]


  1. Carte

    Carte is a web-based software system used as a production monitoring and analysis tool for viewing, graphing, analyzing and exporting daily or monthly oil and gas production trends. Originally written by software developer Darren Beeksma, this software is now developed, maintained and marketed by Merrick Systems, Inc. of Houston, Texas.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carte

    kärt, n. the fourth position of the wrist in fencing. [Fr. quart—L. quartus, fourth.]

  2. Carte

    kärt, n. a bill of fare: (Scot.), a playing-card: short for carte-de-visite.—ns. Carte-blanche′, a blank paper, duly signed, and given to a person, to be filled up at his pleasure; Carte-de-visite′, a small photographic portrait pasted on a card; Cart′el, a challenge: an agreement for exchange of prisoners; a card with writing on it.—Have carte-blanche, to have a commission to act with full discretionary powers. [Fr.,—L. charta. See Card.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. carte

    A movement of the sword in fencing, as tierce and carte. Also a movement of the rifle bayonet drill.

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CARTE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Carte is ranked #13306 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Carte surname appeared 2,292 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Carte.

    90.1% or 2,065 total occurrences were White.
    4.3% or 100 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3.1% or 73 total occurrences were Black.
    1.4% or 32 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    0.5% or 13 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.3% or 9 total occurrences were Asian.

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Anagrams for carte »

  1. recta

  2. creat

  3. creta

  4. trace

  5. cater

  6. caret

  7. crate

  8. react

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carte in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of carte in a Sentence

  1. Ray Hunt:

    We don't mind giving our information to our health care providers, but we don't want to give it to a vendor that has carte blanche to give that information to anybody they want to.

  2. James Corden:

    I think in the time slot we're in, we have a carte blanche in a way to make a looser show and for it to feel like a more fun environment.

  3. Gonzalo Rodriguez:

    Lots of people flip out over good street art these days and if your business has something really cool painted on it people acknowledge you more, i gave the artist carte blanche to do whatever he wanted. I just told him it should have a Latin American feel to it.

  4. Matthew McGill:

    Congress' intention was not to give them carte blanche.

  5. Chief Executive Stuart Gulliver:

    We won't just give carte blanche to Peter.

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    (used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy
    • A. irascible
    • B. askant
    • C. lacerate
    • D. inexpiable

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