An example of board is to get on a plane or train.
An example of board is to run a kennel where dogs can stay when their owners are out of town.
Board up a broken window.
A checkerboard, bulletin board, ironing board, diving board.
A board of trade, a board of education.
An example of board is a piece of wood.
An example of board is something hung on a wall where a teacher can write notes or hang papers.
- A blackboard.
- A bulletin board.
- A scoreboard.
- A toteboard.
Each player starts the game with four counters on the board.
To bind a book in boards.
To board a house.
- So as to affect or include all people, classes, or categories:.Raised taxes across the board.
- Ready to participate or be included; amenable:.The entire class was on board for the excursion to the park.
- To fall or be swept overboard.
- To be gotten rid of, lost, ruined, etc.
- On, in, or into a ship.
- On, in, or into an aircraft, bus, etc.
- The stage (of a theater).
Origin of board
- Middle English bord from Old English
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From backboard