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- bored (in dialects with the horse-hoarse merger)
- (countable) A board is a group of people who govern something.
- The school board has chosen new textbooks for all the schools.
- Bret Stephens is a member of the editorial board of the Wall Street Journal.
- School boards are supposed to make sure students get the best education possible.
- Copies also should be sent to the chairman of the licensing board.
- I have a meeting coming up with the Community Advisory Board.
- (countable) A board is a long piece of wood.
- The outside of the house was made of wooden boards.
- (countable) A board is a flat surface.
- The knives should be used on a wooden cutting board only.
- He pinned his poster in the center of the bulletin board.
- There were two diving boards at the deep end of the pool.
- If something is true across the board, it is true in all cases.
- He was number one across the board. Nobody was better.
- If something is on the drawing board, it is being planned.
- The designs for the car is still on the drawing board.
- I think those students need to go back to the drawing board.
- (countable) A message board is a place for people to share ideas publicly, often over the internet.
- These days churches are using e-mail, message boards, and blogs to communicate.
- (countable) A circuit board is flat, usually green, piece of electronic equipment.
- He opened the computer so we could get a look at the circuit board.
- (countable) A sounding board is a person or group of people who will listen to your ideas and tell you if they're good or not.
- I often discuss company matters with him, and use him as a sounding board.
A circuit board
An ironing board
- (transitive & intransitive) If you board a boat, plane, train, or other vehicle, you get onto it.
- Sarah boarded the plane.
- (intransitive) If a boat, plane, train, or other vehicle is boarding, passengers are allowed to get on it.
- Flight AC002 is now boarding at gate two.
- (intransitive) If you board in a school or in someone's house, you pay to live there.
- In Paris, I boarded with a nice family in Le Alle.
- (transitive) If you board a building or a business up, you close it for a long time.
- Number 1 Strand Street was finally cleaned out, boarded up, and offered for sale by the city.
Related words of “board”