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I have been told by a member of the board of one of Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission of mine once caused a great deal of controversy.
John Barton

Meaning of "board" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD BOARD

Old English bord; related to Old Norse borth ship's side, table, Old High German bort ship's side, Sanskrit bardhaka a cutting off.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF BOARD

board  [bɔːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BOARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Board is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb board in English.

WHAT DOES BOARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of board in the English dictionary

The first definition of board in the dictionary is a long wide flat relatively thin piece of sawn timber. Other definition of board is a smaller flat piece of rigid material for a specific purpose. Board is also a person's food or meals, provided regularly for money or sometimes as payment for work done.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO BOARD

PRESENT

Present
I board
you board
he/she/it boards
we board
you board
they board
Present continuous
I am boarding
you are boarding
he/she/it is boarding
we are boarding
you are boarding
they are boarding
Present perfect
I have boarded
you have boarded
he/she/it has boarded
we have boarded
you have boarded
they have boarded
Present perfect continuous
I have been boarding
you have been boarding
he/she/it has been boarding
we have been boarding
you have been boarding
they have been boarding
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I boarded
you boarded
he/she/it boarded
we boarded
you boarded
they boarded
Past continuous
I was boarding
you were boarding
he/she/it was boarding
we were boarding
you were boarding
they were boarding
Past perfect
I had boarded
you had boarded
he/she/it had boarded
we had boarded
you had boarded
they had boarded
Past perfect continuous
I had been boarding
you had been boarding
he/she/it had been boarding
we had been boarding
you had been boarding
they had been boarding
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will board
you will board
he/she/it will board
we will board
you will board
they will board
Future continuous
I will be boarding
you will be boarding
he/she/it will be boarding
we will be boarding
you will be boarding
they will be boarding
Future perfect
I will have boarded
you will have boarded
he/she/it will have boarded
we will have boarded
you will have boarded
they will have boarded
Future perfect continuous
I will have been boarding
you will have been boarding
he/she/it will have been boarding
we will have been boarding
you will have been boarding
they will have been boarding
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would board
you would board
he/she/it would board
we would board
you would board
they would board
Conditional continuous
I would be boarding
you would be boarding
he/she/it would be boarding
we would be boarding
you would be boarding
they would be boarding
Conditional perfect
I would have board
you would have board
he/she/it would have board
we would have board
you would have board
they would have board
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been boarding
you would have been boarding
he/she/it would have been boarding
we would have been boarding
you would have been boarding
they would have been boarding
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you board
we let´s board
you board
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to board
Past participle
boarded
Present Participle
boarding
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH BOARD


abord
əˈbɔːd
abroad
əˈbrɔːd
accord
əˈkɔːd
afford
əˈfɔːd
award
əˈwɔːd
billboard
ˈbɪlˌbɔːd
bored
bɔːd
broad
brɔːd
Claude
klɔːd
cord
kɔːd
dashboard
ˈdæʃˌbɔːd
ford
fɔːd
fraud
frɔːd
keyboard
ˈkiːˌbɔːd
leaderboard
ˈliːdəˌbɔːd
lord
lɔːd
record
ˈrɛkɔːd
reward
rɪˈwɔːd
sword
sɔːd
ward
wɔːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BOARD

boar
boar-hunting
board bridge
board chairman
board foot
board game
board measure
board meeting
board member
board of directors
board of education
board of examiners
board of governors
board of health
board of inquiry
board of managers
board of pardons
board of parole
board of regents
board of trade

WORDS THAT END LIKE BOARD

aboard
bulletin board
cardboard
clipboard
cupboard
flipboard
free on board
go by the board
message board
motherboard
on board
onboard
outboard
overboard
scoreboard
secretary to the board
skateboard
snowboard
take on board
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Synonyms and antonyms of board in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «BOARD»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «board» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of board

Translation of «board» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BOARD

Find out the translation of board to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of board from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «board» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

董事会
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

junta
570 millions of speakers

English

board
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

बोर्ड
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

لـَجْنَة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

правление
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

comissão de diretores
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

তক্তা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

conseil d’administration
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Papan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Vorstand
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

役員会
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

위원회
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

papan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ban
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குழு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

बोर्ड
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

yazı tahtası
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

consiglio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zarząd
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

правління
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

consiliu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

διοικητικό συμβούλιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

direksie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

styrelse
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

styre
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of board

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BOARD»

The term «board» is very widely used and occupies the 856 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «BOARD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «board» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «board» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about board

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10 QUOTES WITH «BOARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word board.
1
Charles Mengel Allen
The automobile is technologically more sophisticated than the bundling board, but the human motives in their uses are sometimes the same.
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John Barton
I have been told by a member of the board of one of Canada's most prominent literary magazines that a submission of mine once caused a great deal of controversy.
3
Carol Bartz
When trouble strikes, which it always does - bad economy, bad quarter, activists, takeover - when trouble strikes, those board members who don't understand or are not committed are not helpful.
4
Peter Berg
The first movie I literally ever made in my life was about two guys playing Stratego with each other. I had all my friends dressing up like the military characters in the game. So 'Battleship' is really my second board game turned movie!
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Quentin Blake
I don't like leaving work behind. I hate the idea that something might be happening on the drawing board at home that I am going to miss.
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David Brainerd
I board with a poor Scotchman: his wife can talk scarce any English.
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Rodney Brooks
In 2008, I decided I wanted to begin a new venture, so I started Rethink Robotics. We build factory robots that a person can learn to train in just a few minutes. In May 2011, I stepped off the iRobot board.
8
Patrick Carney
I can totally identify with the younger kids. I'll never do what Jon Spencer did to me when I was 16, though. I made a tape with my friends and I put it onstage right near his mic stand by the pedal board and he pulled it out with his foot, kicked it to the center of the stage, looked me in the eye and stomped it to pieces.
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Cat Cora
The type of cuisine I do, especially after being on 'Iron Chef' for several years, is a lot of global cuisine. My strength has always been Mediterranean cuisine across the board from Morocco, Spain, Italy, Greece, France, but I think now I'm doing a lot of very different cuisines all the time.
10
Armand Deutsch
It was no mystery why Richard Loeb and Nathan Leopold had singled me out as a prime prospect for their heinous crime. My grandfather, Julius Rosenwald, was the chairman of the board of Sears, Roebuck and Co. His prominence made me an ideal choice.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BOARD»

Discover the use of board in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to board and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Huggy Kissy
An exuberant infant is lifted high in the air by Mommy, kissed on the tummy by Daddy, and snuggled by a puppy.
‎2012
2
Yummy Yucky
Explores opposites, showing what is "yummy" and what is "yucky."
‎2003
3
Potty
Baby, a toddler, decides to use the potty for the first time.
‎2010
4
The Little Blue Box of Bright and Early Board Books by Dr. Seuss
; Ten Apples Up On Top!; and The Shape of Me and Other Stuff. Ideal for the holidays, new mothers, and happy occasions of all kinds, this is a literacy-nurturing gift that babies can literally sink their teeth into!
Dr. Seuss, 2012
5
Across the Board: The Mathematics of Chessboard Problems
Across the Board is the definitive work on chessboard problems.
John J. Watkins, 2012
6
Bratton's Family Medicine Board Review
Thoroughly updated for its Fourth Edition, this book is a comprehensive review for the American Board of Family Medicine certification and recertification exams.
Robert L. Bratton, 2012
7
Board Stiff Three: Preparing for the Anesthesia Orals
The new edition of this popular anesthesia review book delivers the most important things students need to know for the boards. It features an extensive section with self-assessment questions and a bonus DVD with simulated board scenarios.
Christopher J. Gallagher, 2008
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A Board Game Education
The book provides an informative analysis of how classic board games that everyone has played_and probably owns_are not only great family entertainment but also develop core educational skills that have been proven to lead to academic ...
Jeffrey P. Hinebaugh, 2009
9
The Cheese Board: Collective Works: Bread, Pastry, Cheese, Pizza
Includes a history of the store, a cheese primer, and over 50 duotone photographs that capture the food and personality of the Cheese Board. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Cheese Board Collective Staff, Cheese Board Colletive, 2012
10
Back to the Drawing Board: Designing Corporate Boards for a ...
This book provides a candid account of the current state of boards and points the way in a time of crisis and change.
Colin B. Carter, Jay Lorsch, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BOARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term board is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sport NI in meltdown after nine board members resign after damning …
Troubled Sport NI has been rocked after the mass resignation of nine board members in the wake of a damning internal report. «Belfast Telegraph, Jul 15»
2
Bits | Sheryl Sandberg Joins SurveyMonkey's Board
Sheryl Sandberg is taking a seat on the board of SurveyMonkey, her late husband's online survey and polling company. Ms. Sandberg, chief ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
Park board can't lock down a location for Vancouver's love locks
On Monday, the park board heard five possible locations for a permanent home for the locks, including Prospect Point in Stanley Park, English ... «The Province, Jul 15»
4
Tabletop for Two: Board Games Couples Can Play Together
By Hilary GoldsteinBoard game nights are great. You get friends together, you play a few games and you have a blast. Then everyone leaves ... «IGN, Jul 15»
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United Way names new board members
United Way of Salt Lake has welcomed five new members to its board of directors and confirmed new members of the board's executive ... «Deseret News, Jul 15»
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New USD 450 board members attend first meeting
TECUMSEH — There were new faces at Monday night's Shawnee Heights Unified School District 450 school board meeting. It was the first ... «Topeka Capital Journal, Jul 15»
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NiSource appoints Fifth Third Bank CEO to board
Kabat's appointment brings board strength up to eight members. ... spinoff of Columbia Pipeline Group, the NiSource board had 11 members. «nwitimes.com, Jul 15»
8
Unden to run for Duluth School Board
He's running to return "sanity" to the board and offer a "kinder, gentler approach to doing business," he said, noting recent meeting disturbances ... «Duluth News Tribune, Jul 15»
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Plum school board announces decision to fill positions of teachers …
Plum Borough school board members on Monday accepted the resignation of one of two high school teachers facing charges for allegedly ... «WPXI Pittsburgh, Jul 15»
10
The outspoken conservative riling the Fairfax County School Board
Members of the crowd filling the school board meeting were on their feet, shouting at the politicians sitting on the dais. The voices had tinges of ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»

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