board vb house, lodge, *harbor, shelter, entertain
Analogous words: *feed, nourish

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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 — 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 — (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 — 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 — (engl., spr. Bohrd), 1) Tisch, Tafel daher Boardingshouse (spr. Bohrdingshaus), ein Speisehaus; 2) Collegium, Behörde, daher z. B B. of control (spr. B. of Kontrol), Behörde, welche 1784, beidervon Pitt durchgesetzten veränderten Verfassung der… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Board — (engl., spr. bōrd), eigentlich Tisch, Tafel, daher Boarding house, eine Pension, wo man wohnt und ißt; dann auch Bezeichnung eines Kollegiums, einer Behörde, daher z. B. B. of control, von 1784–1858 die oberste Instanz in politischen,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Board — (engl., spr. bohrd), Tisch, Tafel; kollegialische Behörde, z.B. B. of trade (spr. trehd), Handelsamt; B. of arbitration and conciliation (spr. trehsch n änd konßĭlĭehsch n), Einigungsamt. Boarding house (spr. bohrding haus), Kosthaus, Pension …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Board — (engl. Bohrd), Tisch, Tafel; Gerichtstafel, Amt; Boardinghouse (Bohrdinghaus), Kosthaus …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • board — boardable, adj. boardlike, adj. /bawrd, bohrd/, n. 1. a piece of wood sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth compared with the thickness. 2. a flat slab of wood or other material for some specific purpose: a cutting board. 3. a sheet… …   Universalium

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