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Boat meaning

boat - 8 dictionary results

  1. 1. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.
  2. 2. Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.
  3. 3. A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
  4. 4. To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.
  5. 5. To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.
  6. 6. To go or row in a boat.
  7. 7. A small open vessel moved by oars or sails.
  8. 8. To convey in a boat.

boat - examples of usage

  1. No boat could put off. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. " We were in a little boat going out to a ship at night," she began. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. See to the boat." - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
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