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board

noun

1 board

A committee having supervisory powers.

Roget 966: tribunal, court, board, bench, judicatory; court of justice, court of law, court of arbitration, administrative court; inquisition; guild.    justice seat; judgment seat, mercy seat; ... show more

Roget 696: council, committee, subcommittee, comitia [Lat.], court, chamber, cabinet, board, bench, staff.    senate, senatus [Lat.], parliament, ... show more

Roget 694: director, manager, governor, rector, comptroller.    superintendent, supervisor, straw boss; intendant; overseer, overlooker; supercargo, husband, inspector, ... show more

Roget 323: hardness etc. adj.; rigidity; renitence, renitency; inflexibility, temper, callosity, durity.    induration, petrifaction; lapidification, ... show more

Roget 799a: stock market, stock exchange, securities exchange; bourse, board; the big board, the New York Stock Exchange; the market, the open market; over-the-counter market; privately traded issues.    commodities exchange, futures exchange, ... show more

Dutch: beheerraad, bestuur, board, directie, raad, raadscollege



2 board

A stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes.

synonym: plank.

Roget 204: layer, stratum, strata, course, bed, zone, substratum, substrata, floor, flag, stage, story, tier, slab, ... show more

Dutch: board, houtboard, houtvezelplaat, plank
Polish: tarcica

3 board

A flat piece of material designed for a special purpose.

Dutch: plaat
Polish: tablica

4 board

Food or meals in general:
— Room and board.

synonym: table.

Roget 298: eating etc. v.; deglutition, gulp, epulation, mastication, manducation, rumination; gluttony etc. 957.    [eating specific foods] ... show more

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

5 board

A vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view.

synonyms: display board, display panel.

Dutch: beeldscherm, display, scherm

6 board

A table at which meals are served:
— A feast was spread upon the board.

synonym: dining table.

Polish: stół

7 board

Electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices:
— Suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree.

synonyms: control board, control panel, instrument panel, panel.

Dutch: controlebord, bord, bedieningspaneel, dashboard, paneel, regeltafel, schakelbord, schakelpaneel, schakeltafel
Polish: panel sterowania

8 board

A printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities.

synonyms: add-in, card, circuit board, circuit card, plug-in.

9 board

A flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games:
— He got out the board and set up the pieces.

synonym: gameboard.

Polish: plansza

verb

1 board

Get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.).

synonym: get on.

Roget 716: attack, assault, assail; invade; set upon, fall upon; charge, impugn, break a lance with, enter the lists.    assume the offensive, take the offensive; be the aggressor, become the aggressor; ... show more

Roget 266: travel, journey, course; take a journey, go a journey; take a walk, go out for walk etc. n.; have a run; take the air.    flit, take wing; migrate, ... show more

2 board

Live and take one's meals at or in:
— She rooms in an old boarding house.

synonym: room.

Dutch: inwonen

3 board

Lodge and take meals (at).

4 board

Provide food and lodging (for).


Moby thesaurus: American Stock Exchange, Amex, Areopagus, British Cabinet, C ration, K ration, L, R, Sanhedrin, US Cabinet, Wall Street, aboard, accommodate, accommodation, accommodations, acting area, advisers, advisory body, allotment, allowance ... show more.

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