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Board meaning

board - 21 dictionary results

  1. 1. provide food and lodging ( for); " The old lady is boarding three men"
  2. 2. live and take one's meals at or in; " she rooms in an old boarding house"
  3. 3. A table to put food upon.
  4. 4. A table at which a council or court is held. Hence: A council, convened for business, or any authorized assembly or meeting, public or private; a number of persons appointed or elected to sit in council for the management or direction of some public or private business or trust; as, the Board of Admiralty; a board of trade; a board of directors, trustees, commissioners, etc.
  5. 5. A square or oblong piece of thin wood or other material used for some special purpose, as, a molding board; a board or surface painted or arranged for a game; as, a chessboard; a backgammon board.
  6. 6. Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers, etc.; pasteboard; as, to bind a book in boards.
  7. 7. The stage in a theater; as, to go upon the boards, to enter upon the theatrical profession.
  8. 8. The border or side of anything.
  9. 9. The side of a ship.
  10. 10. The stretch which a ship makes in one tack.
  11. 11. To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house.
  12. 12. To go on board of, or enter, as a ship, whether in a hostile or a friendly way.
  13. 13. To enter, as a railway car.
  14. 14. To furnish with regular meals, or with meals and lodgings, for compensation; to supply with daily meals.
  15. 15. To place at board, for compensation; as, to board one's horse at a livery stable.
  16. 16. To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation; as, he boards at the hotel.
  17. 17. To approach; to accost; to address; hence, to woo.
  18. 18. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth as compared with the thickness, - used for building, etc.
  19. 19. Hence: What is served on a table as food; stated meals; provision; entertainment; - usually as furnished for pay; as, to work for one's board; the price of board.
  20. 20. A broad thin piece of timber; a table; a council; food; the deck of a ship.
  21. 21. To cover with boards; to supply with food regularly; to enter a ship.

board - examples of usage

  1. Congratulations on the two year anniversary of the Jordan Tourism board.
  2. Is he on board?" - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
  3. " Why, remain on board of course," I answered. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
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