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board

 (bôrd)
n.
1. A long flat slab of sawed lumber; a plank.
2. A flat piece of rigid material designed to display information, especially:
a. A blackboard.
b. A bulletin board.
c. A scoreboard.
d. A toteboard.
3. Sports
a. A flat piece of material designed or equipped to be ridden as a sport, especially a snowboard, skateboard, or surfboard.
b. A diving board.
c. A backboard.
4. A flat, rigid piece of material on which a game is played, such as a checkerboard or chessboard.
5.
a. A table at which official meetings are held; a council table.
b. An organized body of administrators or investigators: a board of trustees; a board of directors.
6.
a. A table, especially one set for serving food.
b. Food or meals considered as a whole: board and lodging.
7. boards
a. Sports The wooden structure enclosing an area for skating, such as the ice on which hockey is played, or enclosing a playing area, as for indoor soccer.
b. A theater stage.
8. Basketball A rebound.
9.
a. An electrical-equipment panel.
b. Computers A circuit board.
10. Nautical
a. The side of a ship.
b. A leeboard.
c. A centerboard.
11. Obsolete A border or edge.
v. board·ed, board·ing, boards
v.tr.
1. To cover or close with boards: board up a broken window.
2.
a. To furnish with meals in return for pay.
b. To house where board is furnished: board a horse at a stable.
3.
a. To enter or go aboard (a vehicle or ship).
b. To allow (passengers) on board.
c. Nautical To come alongside (a ship).
4. Sports To force (an opposing hockey player) into the boards with a body check.
5. Obsolete To approach.
v.intr.
1. To receive meals or food and lodging as a paying customer.
2. Sports To use a snowboard, skateboard, surfboard, or similar item.
Idioms:
across the board
So as to affect or include all people, classes, or categories: raised taxes across the board.
on board
1. Aboard.
2. Ready to participate or be included; amenable: The entire class was on board for the excursion to the park.

[Middle English bord, from Old English.]

board

(bɔːd)
n
1. (Building) a long wide flat relatively thin piece of sawn timber
2.
a. a smaller flat piece of rigid material for a specific purpose: ironing board.
b. (in combination): breadboard; cheeseboard.
3. a person's food or meals, provided regularly for money or sometimes as payment for work done (esp in the phrases full board, board and lodging)
4. archaic a table, esp one used for eating at, and esp when laden with food
5.
a. (sometimes functioning as plural) a group of people who officially administer a company, trust, etc: a board of directors.
b. (as modifier): a board meeting.
6. (Industrial Relations & HR Terms) any other committee or council: a board of interviewers.
7. (Theatre) the boards (plural) the acting profession; the stage
9. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) stiff cardboard or similar material covered with paper, cloth, etc, used for the outside covers of a book
10. (Building) a flat thin rectangular sheet of composite material, such as plasterboard or chipboard
11. (Stock Exchange) chiefly
a. a list on which stock-exchange securities and their prices are posted
b. informal the stock exchange itself
12. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. the side of a ship
b. the leg that a sailing vessel makes on a beat to windward
13. (Agriculture) Austral and NZ the part of the floor of a sheep-shearing shed, esp a raised part, where the shearers work
14. NZ the killing floor of an abattoir or freezing works
15. (Games, other than specified)
a. any of various portable surfaces specially designed for indoor games such as chess, backgammon, etc
b. (as modifier): board games.
16. (Bridge)
a. a set of hands in duplicate bridge
b. a wooden or metal board containing four slots, or often nowadays, a plastic wallet, in which the four hands are placed so that the deal may be replayed with identical hands
17. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) the hull of a sailboard, usually made of plastic, to which the mast is jointed and on which a windsurfer stands
18. See above board
19. go by the board to be in disuse, neglected, or lost: in these days courtesy goes by the board.
20. on board on or in a ship, boat, aeroplane, or other vehicle
21. (Gambling, except Cards) (in gambling) to win all the cards or money
22. to win every event or prize in a contest
23. take on board to accept (new ideas, situations, theories, etc)
vb
24. (Nautical Terms) to go aboard (a vessel, train, aircraft, or other vehicle)
25. (Nautical Terms) nautical to come alongside (a vessel) before attacking or going aboard
26. (Nautical Terms) to attack (a ship) by forcing one's way aboard
27. (tr; often foll by up, in, etc) to cover or shut with boards
28. (intr) to give or receive meals or meals and lodging in return for money or work
29. (sometimes foll by out) to receive or arrange for (someone, esp a child) to receive food and lodging away from home, usually in return for payment
[Old English bord; related to Old Norse borth ship's side, table, Old High German bort ship's side, Sanskrit bardhaka a cutting off]
ˈboardable adj

board

(bɔrd, boʊrd)

n.
1. a long rectangular piece of wood sawed thin.
2. a flat slab of wood or other hard material for some specific purpose: a cutting board; a diving board.
3. a sheet of wood, cardboard, etc., often with markings, on which a game is played.
4. stiff cardboard or other material covered with paper, cloth, or the like to form the covers for a book.
5. composition material made in large sheets, as plasterboard or corkboard.
6. a table, esp. to serve food on.
7. an official group of persons who direct or supervise some activity.
8. daily meals, esp. as provided for pay: room and board.
9.
a. the side of a ship.
b. one tack of the course of a ship beating to windward.
10. a flat surface, as an object of rectangular shape, on which something is posted: a bulletin board.
12. Usually, boards. Basketball.
a. a backboard.
b. a rebound.
13. boards,
a. the stage of a theater.
b. the wooden fence surrounding the playing area of an ice-hockey rink.
c. a racing course made of wood, used esp. in track meets held indoors.
14.
a. a piece of fiberglass or other material upon which an array of computer chips is mounted.
15. a switchboard.
v.t.
16. to cover or close with boards (often fol. by up or over): to board up a house.
17. to furnish with meals, or with meals and lodging, esp. for pay.
18. to go on board of (a ship, plane, etc.).
19. to allow on board: to board passengers.
20. to come up alongside (a ship), as to attack or to go on board.
21. Obs. to approach; accost.
v.i.
22. to take one's meals or receive food and lodging at a fixed price.
Idioms:
1. across the board,
a. (of a bet) so as to cover the first, second, or third place finish in a race.
b. so as to apply to all equally or proportionately.
2. go by the board, to be destroyed, wasted, or forgotten.
3. on board,
a. on or in a ship, plane, or other vehicle.
b. Baseball. on base.
c. present and functioning as a member of a team or organization.
4. tread the boards, to appear on the stage, esp. as a professional performer.
[before 900; Middle English, Old English bord board, table, shield; c. Old Frisian, Old Saxon bord, Middle High German bort, Old Norse borth, GO -baurd]
board′a•ble, adj.
board′like`, adj.
plank, board - A plank is thicker than a board.
See also related terms for thicker.

Board

 a council convened for business; a number of persons appointed or elected to sit on a committee.
Examples: board of commissioners; of directors, 1712; of governors; of guardians.

board

1. 'board'

If you board a bus, train, plane, or ship, you get on it or into it.

Gerry took a taxi to the station and boarded a train there.
I boarded the plane for San Diego.
2. 'on board'

When you are on board a bus, train, plane, or ship, you are on it or in it.

There were 13 Britons on board the plane.
The crash killed all 57 passengers on board.

Be Careful!
Don't use 'of' after on board. Don't say, for example, 'There were 13 Britons on board of the plane'.

board


Past participle: boarded
Gerund: boarding

Imperative
board
board
Present
I board
you board
he/she/it boards
we board
you board
they board
Preterite
I boarded
you boarded
he/she/it boarded
we boarded
you boarded
they boarded
Present Continuous
I am boarding
you are boarding
he/she/it is boarding
we are boarding
you are boarding
they are boarding
Present Perfect
I have boarded
you have boarded
he/she/it has boarded
we have boarded
you have boarded
they have boarded
Past Continuous
I was boarding
you were boarding
he/she/it was boarding
we were boarding
you were boarding
they were boarding
Past Perfect
I had boarded
you had boarded
he/she/it had boarded
we had boarded
you had boarded
they had boarded
Future
I will board
you will board
he/she/it will board
we will board
you will board
they will board
Future Perfect
I will have boarded
you will have boarded
he/she/it will have boarded
we will have boarded
you will have boarded
they will have boarded
Future Continuous
I will be boarding
you will be boarding
he/she/it will be boarding
we will be boarding
you will be boarding
they will be boarding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been boarding
you have been boarding
he/she/it has been boarding
we have been boarding
you have been boarding
they have been boarding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been boarding
you will have been boarding
he/she/it will have been boarding
we will have been boarding
you will have been boarding
they will have been boarding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been boarding
you had been boarding
he/she/it had been boarding
we had been boarding
you had been boarding
they had been boarding
Conditional
I would board
you would board
he/she/it would board
we would board
you would board
they would board
Past Conditional
I would have boarded
you would have boarded
he/she/it would have boarded
we would have boarded
you would have boarded
they would have boarded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.board - a committee having supervisory powersboard - a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
appeal board, appeals board, board of appeals - a board of officials that are not judicial but are appointed to hear appeals
board of selectmen - a board of officials elected to administer the public business of a New England town
Federal Reserve Board - the seven-member board governing the Federal Reserve System
governing board - a board that manages the affairs of an institution
commission, committee - a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle
board of directors, directorate - a group of persons chosen to govern the affairs of a corporation or other large institution
advisory board, planning board - a board appointed to advise the chief administrator
draft board - a board to select personnel for involuntary military service
board of education, school board - a board in charge of local public schools
zoning board - a board of officials who divide an area into zones that are subject to different restrictions
director - member of a board of directors
board member - a member of a governing board
2.board - a stout length of sawn timberboard - a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
matchboard - a board that has a groove cut into one edge and a tongue cut into the other so they fit tightly together (as in a floor)
skid - one of a pair of planks used to make a track for rolling or sliding objects
strake, wale - thick plank forming a ridge along the side of a wooden ship
lumber, timber - the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material
chipboard, hardboard - a cheap hard material made from wood chips that are pressed together and bound with synthetic resin
deal - a plank of softwood (fir or pine board)
knot - a hard cross-grained round piece of wood in a board where a branch emerged; "the saw buckled when it hit a knot"
knothole - a hole in a board where a knot came out
3.board - a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
aquaplane - a board that is pulled by a speedboat as a person stands on it and skims over the top of the water
bread board, breadboard - a wooden or plastic board on which dough is kneaded or bread is sliced
notice board, bulletin board - a board that hangs on a wall; displays announcements
chopping board, cutting board - a wooden board where meats or vegetables can be cut
drafting board, drawing board - a smooth board on which paper is placed for making drawings
drainboard, draining board - a board beside a kitchen sink and inclined to drain into the sink
floor board, floorboard - a board in the floor
ironing board - narrow padded board on collapsible supports; used for ironing clothes
kneeler - a board (sometimes cushioned) for someone to kneel on
mortarboard, hawk - a square board with a handle underneath; used by masons to hold or carry mortar
palette, pallet - board that provides a flat surface on which artists mix paints and the range of colors used
planchette - a triangular board supported on casters; when lightly touched with the fingertips it is supposed to spell out supernatural (or unconscious) messages
scoreboard - a large board for displaying the score of a contest (and some other information)
flat solid, sheet - a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width
sideboard - a board that forms part of the side of a bed or crib
sideboard - a removable board fitted on the side of a wagon to increase its capacity
skateboard - a board with wheels that is ridden in a standing or crouching position and propelled by foot
snowboard - a board that resembles a broad ski or a small surfboard; used in a standing position to slide down snow-covered slopes
springboard - a flexible board for jumping upward
surfboard - a narrow buoyant board for riding surf
trencher - a wooden board or platter on which food is served or carved
wake board, wakeboard - a buoyant board (resembling a surfboard) that is used to ride over water while being pulled behind a motorboat
dry wall, drywall, wallboard - a wide flat board used to cover walls or partitions; made from plaster or wood pulp or other materials and used primarily to form the interior walls of houses
workboard, work-board - a horizontal board that provides a supported surface for manual work
4.board - food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board"
fare - the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
training table - planned meals for athletes in training (usually served in a mess hall)
5.board - a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public viewboard - a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view
big board - the large display board at the New York Stock Exchange that reports on stocks traded on the exchange
video display, display - an electronic device that represents information in visual form
6.board - a table at which meals are servedboard - a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board"
dining-room table - dining-room furniture consisting of a table on which meals can be served
dinner table - the dining table where dinner is served and eaten
high table - a dining table in a dining-hall raised on a platform; seats are reserved for distinguished persons
refectory table - a long narrow dining table supported by a stretcher between two trestles
table - a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it; "I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant"
triclinium - a dining table with couches along three sides in ancient Rome
7.board - electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devicesboard - electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
dashboard, fascia - instrument panel on an automobile or airplane containing dials and controls
electrical device - a device that produces or is powered by electricity
idiot light - a colored warning light on an instrument panel (as for low oil pressure)
8.board - a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilitiesboard - a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
CPU board, mother board - the main circuit board for a computer
PC board - a removable circuit board for a personal computer; fits into a slot in the mother board
printed circuit - computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered
9.board - a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board gamesboard - a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces"
backgammon board - the board on which backgammon is played
checker board, checkerboard - a board having 64 squares of two alternating colors
cribbage board - a board with pegs and regularly spaced holes for holding the pegs; used for keeping the score in a game of cribbage
dart board, dartboard - a circular board of wood or cork used as the target in the game of darts
go board - a board used for playing go
monopoly board - a board used for playing monopoly
Ouija, Ouija board - a board with the alphabet on it; used with a planchette to spell out supernatural messages
pegboard - a board perforated with regularly spaced holes into which pegs can be fitted
punchboard - a small board full of holes; each hole contains a slip of paper with symbols printed on it; a gambler pays a small sum for the privilege of pushing out a slip in the hope of obtaining one that entitles him to a prize
surface - the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface"
Verb1.board - get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
embark, ship - go on board
entrain - board a train
come in, enter, get in, go in, go into, move into, get into - to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes"
catch - reach in time; "I have to catch a train at 7 o'clock"
2.board - live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
inhabit, live, populate, dwell - inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods"
3.board - lodge and take meals (at)
habituate, use - take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She uses drugs rarely"
board - provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
4.board - provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
board - lodge and take meals (at)
live in, sleep in - live in the house where one works; "our babysitter lives in, as it is too far to commute for her"
cater, ply, provide, supply - give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests"

board

noun
1. blackboard, noticeboard, chalkboard, flip chart, whiteboard He wrote a few more notes on the board.
2. plank, panel, timber, piece of wood, slat, piece of timber, lath The floor was draughty bare boards.
3. management, heads, leaders, directors, managers, executives, committee, bosses (informal), governors, panel, administrators, controllers, directorate the agenda for the October 12 meeting of the board
5. meals, food, eats (informal), provisions, refreshments, grub (informal), kai (N.Z. informal), sustenance, nosh (informal), victuals, edibles, daily meals Free room and board are provided for all hotel staff.
verb
1. get on, enter, mount, embark, get on board, go aboard, entrain, embus, enplane I boarded the plane bound for England.
get on land, arrive, get off, alight, disembark, dismount, go ashore
2. stay, lodge, live, room, stop, be housed, have rooms, sojourn She boarded at the Lord Mayor Treloar College.
board something up cover up, seal, close up, shut up Shopkeepers have boarded up their windows.

board

noun
A raised platform on which theatrical performances are given.Used in plural:
verb
1. To provide with often temporary lodging:
2. To go aboard (a means of transport):
Translations
لـَجْنَةلَوْحلَوْحُ إعْلاناتلَوْحُ خَشَبمائِدَه
дъска
prknoradastravastravovat setabule
bestyrelsebrætforplejninggå ombord påpension
johtokuntalautalautakuntalegilevy
daskaodbor
beszáll go onélelmezfelszállkosztlakik
borî, fjölganga um borî, fara upp íkostur, fæîinefnd, stjórntafla, borî
役員会
위원회
gyventi ir maitintisgyventojasįliptiinternatinė mokyklamaistas
dēlisdzīvot pansijāiekāptuztursvalde
nastúpiť doplná penziastravovať sa
deskaodborsvetvkrcati se
brädastyrelsetavlanämndskiva
กระดานคณะกรรมการ
kurultahtatahtasıyemekyiyecek içecek
bantấm ván

board

[bɔːd]
A. N
1. [of wood] → tabla f, tablón m; (= table) → mesa f; (for chess etc) → tablero m; (= ironing board) → tabla f de planchar; (= notice board) → tablón m; (in bookbinding) → cartón m (Comput) → placa f, tarjeta f
above board (= legitimate) → legítimo; (= in order) → en regla, legal
an increase across the boardun aumento global or general
to go by the board (= go wrong) → ir al traste; (= be abandoned) → abandonarse
in boards (book) → en cartoné
to sweep the boardganar todas las bazas; (in election) → copar todos los escaños
2. (= provision of meals) → comida f
full boardpensión f completa
half boardmedia pensión f
board and lodging (Brit) → casa f y comida
3. (Naut, Aer)
on boarda bordo
on board (the) shipa bordo del barco
to go on boardembarcarse, subir a bordo
to take sth on board [+ idea] → adoptar algo, asimilar algo
4. (= group of officials) → junta f, consejo m
5. (gas, water etc) → comisión f
6. the boards (Theat) → las tablas
to tread the boards (as profession) → ser actor/actriz; (= action) → salir a escena
B. VT
1. [+ ship, plane] → subir a bordo de, embarcarse en; [+ enemy ship] → abordar; [+ bus, train] → subir a
2. (also board up) (= cover with boards) → entablar
3. (= feed, lodge) → hospedar, dar pensión (completa) a
C. VI to board withhospedarse en casa de
D. CPD board game Njuego m de tablero
board meeting Nreunión f de la junta directiva or del consejo de administración
board of directors Njunta f directiva, consejo m de administración
board of governors N (Brit) (Scol) → consejo m (de un colegio, instituto etc)
board of inquiry Ncomisión f investigadora
Board of Trade N (Brit) (formerly) → Departamento m de Comercio y Exportación (US) → Cámara f de Comercio
board in VT + ADV = board up
board out VT + ADV [+ person] → buscar alojamiento a
he is boarded out with relativesvive con unos parientes (pagando la pensión)
board up VT + ADV [+ door, window] → entablar

board

[ˈbɔːrd]
n
(wooden)planche f
(also blackboard) → tableau m (noir)
on the board → au tableau
(also noticeboard) → panneau m d'affichage
(for chess)échiquier m
to sweep the board (in competition, election)tout gagner
(= committee) → conseil m, comité m
[firm] → conseil m d'administration
(NAUTICAL, AVIATION) on board [passenger] → à bord
to take sth on board [+ idea, suggestion] → prendre (bonne) note de qch
(= meals) → pension f
with board and lodging → logé(e) nourri(e)
full board (British)pension f complète
half board (British)demi-pension f
above board [arrangement, deal] → régulier/ière, dans les règles
across the board advsystématiquement; adjde portée générale
to go by the board (= be ignored) → tomber à l'eau (= be unimportant) → compter pour rien, n'avoir aucune importance
vt
(= go on board) [+ ship, plane] → monter à bord de; [+ train, bus] → monter dans
vi
(= go on board) [air passenger] → embarquer
(= take passengers on board) [flight] now boarding at gate 13 → embarquement immédiat porte 13
board up
vt [+ door, window] → condamner (au moyen de planches, de tôle)board chairman nprésident m du conseil d'administration

board

n
Brett nt; (= blackboard)Tafel f; (= notice board)Schwarzes Brett; (= signboard)Schild nt; (= floorboard)Diele (→ nbrett nt) f; the boards (Theat) → die Bretter
(= provision of meals)Kost f, → Verpflegung f; board and lodgingKost und Logis; full/half boardVoll-/Halbpension f
(= group of officials)Ausschuss m; (= board of inquiry, examiners also)Kommission f; (with advisory function, = board of trustees) → Beirat m; (= permanent official institution: = gas board, harbour board etc)Behörde f; (of company: also board of directors) → Vorstand m; (of British/American company)Verwaltungsrat m; (including shareholders, advisers) → Aufsichtsrat m; to be on the board, to have a seat on the boardim Vorstand/Aufsichtsrat sein or sitzen; board of governors (Brit Sch) → Verwaltungsrat m; Board of Trade (Brit) → Handelsministerium nt; (US) → Handelskammer f
(Naut, Aviat) on boardan Bord; to go on boardan Bord gehen; on board the ship/planean Bord des Schiffes/Flugzeugs; on board the busim Bus; he held a party on board his yachter veranstaltete eine Party auf seiner Jacht
(= cardboard)Pappe f; (Typ) → Deckel m
(= board of interviewers)Gremium nt(zur Auswahl von Bewerbern); (= interview)Vorstellungsgespräch nt(vor einem Gremium); to be on a boardeinem Gremium zur Auswahl von Bewerbern angehören
(US St Ex) → Notierung f; (inf: = stock exchange) → Börse f
(fig phrases) across the boardallgemein, generell; criticize, agree, rejectpauschal; a wage increase of £10 per week across the boardeine allgemeine or generelle Lohnerhöhung von £ 10 pro Woche; to go by the board (work, plans, ideas)unter den Tisch fallen; (dreams, hopes)zunichtewerden; (principles)über Bord geworfen werden; (business)zugrunde or zu Grunde gehen; that’s all gone by the boarddaraus ist nichts geworden; to take something on board (= understand)etw begreifen; (= deal with)sich einer Sache (gen)annehmen
vt
(= cover with boards)mit Brettern verkleiden
ship, planebesteigen, an Bord (+gen)gehen/kommen; train, buseinsteigen in (+acc); (Naut, in attack) → entern
vi
in Pension sein (with bei)
(Sch) → Internatsschüler(in) m(f)sein
(Aviat) → die Maschine besteigen; flight ZA173 now boarding at gate 13Passagiere des Fluges ZA173, bitte zum Flugsteig 13

board

:
board meeting
boardroom
nSitzungssaal m (des Vorstands); he’s board materialer hat Führungspotenzial or-potential
boardroom floor
boardroom politics
plFirmenklüngel m (inf)
board school
n (Brit Hist) → staatliche Schule
boardwalk
n (US) → Holzsteg m; (on beach) → hölzerne Uferpromenade

board

[bɔːd]
1. n
a. (of wood) → asse f, tavola; (for chess) → scacchiera; (blackboard) → lavagna; (on wall) → tabellone m
across the board (fig) (adv) → per tutte le categorie (adj) → generale
to go by the board (fig) → andare a monte, venir messo/a da parte
above board (fig) → regolare
b. (provision of meals) → vitto
half board (Brit) → mezza pensione f
full board (Brit) → pensione f completa
c. (Naut, Aer) on boarda bordo
to go on board → salire a bordo
d. (group of officials) → commissione f
board of directors → consiglio di amministrazione
board of examiners → commissione esaminatrice or d'esame
e. (institution) → ente m
Board of Trade (Brit) → ministero del Commercio
2. vt (ship, plane) → imbarcarsi su, salire a bordo di; (enemy ship) → andare all'abbordaggio di; (bus, train) → salire su or in
3. vi to board with sbessere a pensione da qn
board out vt + advmettere a pensione presso
board up vt + adv (door) → chiudere con assi

board

(boːd) noun
1. a strip of timber. The floorboards of the old house were rotten.
2. a flat piece of wood etc for a special purpose. notice-board; chessboard.
3. meals. board and lodging.
4. an official group of persons administering an organization etc. the board of directors.
verb
1. to enter, or get on to (a vehicle, ship, plane etc). This is where we board the bus.
2. to live temporarily and take meals (in someone else's house). He boards at Mrs Smith's during the week.
ˈboarder noun
a person who temporarily lives, and takes his meals, in someone else's house.
ˈboarding-house noun
a house where people live and take meals as paying guests.
ˈboarding-school noun
a school which provides accommodation and food as well as instruction.
across the board adjective (etc) applying in all cases: They were awarded wage increases across the board; ()
an across-the-board increase.
go by the board
to be abandoned. All my plans went by the board when I lost my job.

board

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References in classic literature ?
In Chicago he boarded at a house where there were several women.
Highcamp playing the piano at the entrance of a music store on Canal Street, while his wife was saying to Alcee Arobin, as they boarded an Esplanade Street car:
The revenue arising from his school was small, and would have been scarcely sufficient to furnish him with daily bread, for he was a huge feeder, and, though lank, had the dilating powers of an anaconda; but to help out his maintenance, he was, according to country custom in those parts, boarded and lodged at the houses of the farmers whose children he instructed.