board

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noun
1 flat piece of wood, plastic, etc.
ADJECTIVE
bulletin (AmE), drawing, poster (AmE)
ironing
diving
circuit
chopping (BrE), cutting (AmE)
emery
BOARD + NOUN
game
PREPOSITION
on a/the board

There's a notice on the board.

2 group of people who control an organization
ADJECTIVE
advisory, editorial, executive, governing, management, review
health, parole, school, etc.
VERB + BOARD
be on, serve on, sit on

He sits on the company's management board.

join
appoint sb to, elect sb to
resign from
go to

The project will go to the board for consideration.

submit sth to, take sth to

She took her ideas to the board.

BOARD + NOUN
member
meeting
PREPOSITION
board of

the company's board of directors

PHRASES
at board level

The issue has been discussed at board level.

chairman of the board
a member of the board
a seat on the board

She was promoted and offered a seat on the board.

3 meals that are provided when you stay in a hotel
ADJECTIVE
full (BrE) (American plan in AmE)
half (BrE) (European plan in AmE)
PHRASES
board and lodging (esp. BrE), room and board (esp. AmE)
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verb
Board is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑passenger
Board is used with these nouns as the object: ↑aircraft, ↑boat, ↑bus, ↑coach, ↑elevator, ↑ferry, ↑flight, ↑helicopter, ↑jet, ↑passenger, ↑plane, ↑ship, ↑steamer, ↑train, ↑tram, ↑vessel

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  • Board — (b[=o]rd), n. [OE. bord, AS. bord board, shipboard; akin to bred plank, Icel. bor[eth] board, side of a ship, Goth. f[=o]tu baurd footstool, D. bord board, G. brett, bort. See def. 8. [root]92.] 1. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • board — n often cap 1 a: a group of individuals having managerial, supervisory, investigatory, or advisory powers over a public or private business, trust, or other organization or institution Board of Regents Board of Bar Overseers …   Law dictionary

  • board — [bôrd] n. [ME & OE bord, a plank, flat surface (nautical senses via OFr bord, side of a ship < Frank * bord, akin to OE bord) < IE * bhr̥dho , board < * bheredh < base * bher , to cut] 1. a long, broad, flat piece of sawed wood ready… …   English World dictionary

  • Board — may refer to: *Board, a piece of lumber, or other rigid material made of wood, milled or sawn flat *Surfboard, skateboard, or snowboard (often made of fibreglass) *Board of directors or a similar governing or advisory committee *Mixing console,… …   Wikipedia

  • Board — Board, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Boarded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Boarding}.] 1. To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house. The boarded hovel. Cowper. [1913 Webster] 2. [Cf. {Board} to accost, and see {Board}, n.] To go on board of, or enter,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • board — ► NOUN 1) a long, thin, flat piece of wood used in building. 2) a thin, flat, rectangular piece of stiff material used for various purposes. 3) the decision making body of an organization. 4) the provision of regular meals in return for payment.… …   English terms dictionary

  • Board — (von engl. board – Brett) steht für: Board Cards, die Gemeinschaftskarten in den Pokervarianten Texas Hold em und Omaha Hold em, die alle Spieler nutzen können Board of Directors, das Leitungs und Kontrollgremium eines Unternehmens im anglo… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • board — [n1] piece of wood lath, panel, plank, slat, strip, timber; concept 479 board [n2] meal daily bread*, eats*, fare, food, keep*, mess, provisions, victuals; concept 459 board [n3] group of advisers advisers, advisory group, brass, cabinet, com …   New thesaurus

  • Board — Board, v. t. [F. aborder. See {Abord}, v. t.] To approach; to accost; to address; hence, to woo. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I will board her, though she chide as loud As thunder when the clouds in autumn crack. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Board — (b[=o]rd), v. i. To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation; as, he boards at the hotel. [1913 Webster] We are several of us, gentlemen and ladies, who board in the same house. Spectator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • board|y — «BR dee, BOHR », adjective, board|i|er, board|i|est. Informal. stiff …   Useful english dictionary

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