- In the same situation as another or others.
- in the same unfavorable situation
- to fail to make the most of an opportunity
- to disturb or challenge the status quo
Other Word Forms of Boat
Origin of Boat
From Middle English boot, bot, boet, boyt (“boat”), from Old English bāt (“boat”), from Proto-Germanic *baitaz, *baitą (“boat, small ship”), from Proto-Indo-European *bheid- (“to break, split”). Cognate with Old Norse beit (“boat”).
Middle English bot from Old English bāt bheid- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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