boat

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boat

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Singular
boat

Plural
boats

  1. (countable) A boat is a vehicle used to travel on water.
    At the lake, the children learn about fishing and boat safety.
    The waves rocked the boat back and forth.
    I took the old man's hand, stepped down from the dock into the yellow boat.
    We got wet on the boat ride.
    We sailed the wooden boats by the side of the pool, the kids holding the strings.
    He looked around and spotted the boat drifting away.
    We left the hotel and quickly got aboard the boat.

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Plain form
boat

Third-person singular
boats

Past tense
boated

Past participle
boated

Present participle
boating

  1. To travel by boat.

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