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  Definition of board
  1. a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
  2. a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces"
  3. a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer''s capabilities
  4. electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
  5. a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board"
  6. a board on which information can be displayed to public view
  7. food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board"
  8. a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
  9. a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
  10. provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
  11. lodge and take meals (at)
  12. get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
  13. live and take one''s meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
Similar Words: gameboard, circuit board, circuit card, card, control panel, instrument panel, control board, panel, dining table, display panel, display board, table, plank, get on, room

 

Hyponyms: aquaplane, breadboard, bread board, bulletin board, notice board, chopping board, cutting board, drafting board, drawing board, drainboard, draining board, floorboard, floor board, ironing board, kneeler, mortarboard, hawk, palette, pallet, planchette, scoreboard, sideboard, skateboard, springboard, surfboard, trencher, wake board, wakeboard, workboard, work-board, backgammon board, checkerboard, cribbage board, dartboard, dart board, go board, monopoly board, Ouija, Ouija board, pegboard, punchboard, CPU board, mother board, PC board, dashboard, dinner table, high table, refectory table, triclinium, big board, training table, appeal board, appeals board, board of appeals, board of selectmen, Federal Reserve Board, governing board, directorate, board of directors, advisory board, planning board, draft board, school board, board of education, zoning board, matchboard, skid, wale, strake, chipboard, hardboard, deal, live in, sleep in, embark, ship, entrain, catch

 

Entailments: feed, give, consume, ingest, take in, take, have

 

Derivational Morphology: room, plank, plank over, table, dining table, boarder, lodger, roomer

 

Anagrams: broad, dobra

 

Language Translations:
Bulgarian: дъска   Dutch: bord and plank  
Finnish: lauta and taulu   German: Brett and Tafel  
Hebrew: לוח   Irish: clár  
Japanese: 黒板 and   Latvian: dēlis and tāfele  
Malayalam: പലക   Portuguese: quadro and tábua  
Russian: доска   Spanish: pizarra and tablero  
Swedish: bräda and tavla   Telugu: చెక్కబల్ల and నల్లబల్ల  
 
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