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board definition and meaning

n. The uncastrated male of swine; specifically, the wild hog.
n. A piece of timber sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth as compared with the thickness, -- used for building, etc.
n. A table to put food upon.
n. Hence: What is served on a table as food; stated meals; provision; entertainment; -- usually as furnished for pay; as, to work for one's board; the price of board.
n. A table at which a council or court is held. Hence: A council, convened for business, or any authorized assembly or meeting, public or private; a number of persons appointed or elected to sit in council for the management or direction of some public or private business or trust; as, the Board of Admiralty; a board of trade; a board of directors, trustees, commissioners, etc.
n. A square or oblong piece of thin wood or other material used for some special purpose, as, a molding board; a board or surface painted or arranged for a game; as, a chessboard; a backgammon board.
n. Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers, etc.; pasteboard; as, to bind a book in boards.
n. The stage in a theater; as, to go upon the boards, to enter upon the theatrical profession.
n. The border or side of anything.
n. The side of a ship.
n. The stretch which a ship makes in one tack.
v. t. To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house.
n. To go on board of, or enter, as a ship, whether in a hostile or a friendly way.
n. To enter, as a railway car.
n. To furnish with regular meals, or with meals and lodgings, for compensation; to supply with daily meals.
n. To place at board, for compensation; as, to board one's horse at a livery stable.
v. i. To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation; as, he boards at the hotel.
v. t. To approach; to accost; to address; hence, to woo.

Crossword clues for board

- Male hog
- Male pig
- Pig finds love in bar
- Reportedly put up with pig
- Sow’s mate
- Swine
- Wild male pig
- A company’s directors
- Committee sounds fed-up
- Committee uninterested, I hear
- Directorate
- Draughts or Scrabble, ... game
- Get on plane with committee
- Governing body
- Legitimate, above ...
- Monopoly or Scrabble, ... game
- Piece of thin timber
- Piece of wood
- Plank

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