Definition of board Pronunciation
1. A relatively long, wide and thin piece of any material, usually wood or similar, often for use in construction or furniture-making.
2. A device (e.g., switchboard) containing electrical switches and other controls and designed to control lights, sound, telephone connections, etc.
3. A flat surface with markings for playing a board game.
Each player starts the game with four counters on the board.
4. Short for blackboard, whiteboard, chessboard, surfboard, message board (on the Internet), etc.
5. A committee that manages the business of an organization, e.g., a board of directors.
We have to wait to hear back from the board.
6. Regular meals or the amount paid for them in a place of lodging.
Room and board
7. The side of a ship.
8. The distance a sailing vessel runs between tacks when working to windward.
9. The wall that surrounds an ice hockey rink, often in plural.
10. A long, narrow table, like that used in a medieval dining hall.
11. Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers, etc.; pasteboard.
To bind a book in boards
12. To step or climb onto or otherwise enter a ship, aircraft, train or other conveyance.
It is time to board the aircraft.
13. To provide someone with meals and lodging, usually in exchange for money.
To board one's horse at a livery stable
14. To receive meals and lodging in exchange for money.
15. To capture an enemy ship by going alongside and grappling her, then invading her with a boarding party
16. To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation
17. To approach (someone); to make advances to, accost.
18. To cover with boards or boarding.
To board a house
19. To hit (someone) with a wooden board.
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English - English - board Pronunciation
n. plank, slab; management committee; printed circuit board which connects to a slot in a computer (Computers); food
v. cover with planks; get on, go aboard (train, etc.); accommodate, house; be accommodated, be housed
n. board, plank, slab
English - Spanish - board Pronunciation
s. tablero, bordo, tabla; (inform.) tarjeta, tablero de control en el cual se ubican los procesadores y otros componentes electrónicos
v. abordar; dar alojamiento con comida, albergar, alojar, hospedar; hospedarse con comida; embarcar
English - French - board Pronunciation
n. tableau (panneau), plaque; planche; carton; table; tableau (jeu), échiquier, damier; conseil, comité (direction, administration); bord (Nautique); tremplin; carte, carte de circuit imprimée (Informatique); nourriture
v. planchéier, faire un plancher dans une pièce; cartonner (livre); rebousser (cuir); être en pension; avoir qqn en pension chez soi; aborder; accoster; aller ou monter à bord (avion, navire); monter dans (trains,bus) prendre à l'abordage (navire)
English - German - board Pronunciation
n. Brett, Tafel, Feld; Direktorenrat; (Comput) Karte, Schaltkreiskarte die in eine Schnittstelle im Computer hineingesteckt wird
v. mit Brettern bedecken; besteigen (Zug usw.); in Pension befinden; außerhalb in Kost geben
English - Italian - board Pronunciation
s. tavola, asse; consiglio di direttori; (inform.) scheda, circuito stampato collegato al computer tramite una presa
v. imbarcarsi su, salire a bordo di; salire su, montare su; inforcare; (Mar) abbordare, accostare; assaltare, arrembare; far pensione a, tenere a pensione; coprire di assi
English - Portuguese - board Pronunciation
s. quadro, tábua; comissão de diretores; (informática) placa, placa com circuitos impressos ligada na tomada do computador; refeição, comida
v. abordar; assoalhar; dar pensão; hospedar-se; embarcar (em um veículo); hospedar
English - Russian - board Pronunciation
с. доска, правление, управа; подмостки, сцена; полка; картон, крышка переплета; стол, питание, харчи; борт, галс; совет, коллегия; департамент, министерство; выработка в угольном пласте; печатная плата подключаемая в разъем компьютера [комп.]
г. настилать пол, обшивать досками; столоваться, предоставлять питание; садиться (в транспорт); лавировать, брать на абордаж
English - Turkish - board Pronunciation
f. tahta döşemek, tahta kaplamak; yiyecek sağlamak (parayla); binmek; pansiyoner olarak kalmak
i. kara tahta, ilan tahtası; meclis, tahta, mukavva, heyet; pano, daire; sörf, sofra, yiyecek içecek, kurul, komisyon, borda
German - English - board Pronunciation
n. board
Dutch - English - board Pronunciation
n. board, plank
English - Dutch - board Pronunciation
zn. bord, plank; directie; (in computers) computerkaarten, een plastic kaart waarop elektronische onderdelen gesoldeerd zijn, de computerkaart past in een slot (uitbreidingsslot); voedsel
ww. in de kost zijn; beplanken; aan boord gaan (trein)
English - Greek - board Pronunciation
ουσ. πινακίδα, σανίδα, πλευρά πλοίου, χαρτόνι, οικοτροφία, επιτροπή, κατάστρωμα
ρήμ. επιβαίνω, οικοτροφούμαι, οικοτροφώ, σανιδώνω, επιβιβάζομαι
German - Italian - board Pronunciation
n. board (m)
German - Russian - board Pronunciation
n. ведомство (n)
German - Turkish - board Pronunciation
i. kurum (n), daire (n)
Italian - German - board Pronunciation
n. board
German - Dutch - board Pronunciation
English - Chinese - board Pronunciation
(名) 木板, 甲板; 厚木板, 平板; 管理委员会; 连接到电脑的一个小槽里的有印字的电路板 (计算机用语); 食物
(动) 乘船, 用板铺, 供膳食; 搭伙, 包饭; 膳宿
English - Chinese - board Pronunciation
(名) 木板; 甲板
(動) 乘船, 用板鋪, 供膳食; 搭伙, 包飯; 膳宿
English - Japanese - board Pronunciation
(名) 板; 台; 盤; 掲示板, 黒板; 食卓; (コンピュータ)ボード, 基板
(動) 乗り込む; 板を張る; 下宿させる
English - Korean - board Pronunciation
명. 판자, 판, 칠판, 마분지, 식탁, 회의의 탁자, 부, 뱃전, 제어반
동. 판자를 치다, 식사시키다, 타다, 식사를 하다, 올라타다
German - Chinese - board Pronunciation

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Synonyms for board
1. room and board: fare, meals, mess, victuals, provisions, food, eats
2. strip of wood: wood, plank, lumber, two by four
3. council: committee, cabinet, board of directors
4. cover with boards: board up, plank, cover, paper
5. go on board ship: embark, put to sea
6. lodge: room and board, feed, accommodate, put up, house, care for, bed
Verb forms for board
Present participle: boarding
Present: board (3.person: boards)
Past: boarded
Future: will board
Present conditional: would board
Present Perfect: have boarded (3.person: has boarded)
Past Perfect: had boarded
Future Perfect: will have boarded
Past conditional: would have boarded