1. the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
(synonym) embarkation, embarkment
(hypernym) departure, going, going away, leaving
2. a structure of boards
(hypernym) structure, construction
1. a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members"
(hypernym) committee, commission
(hyponym) appeal board, appeals board, board of appeals
2. a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows"
(hypernym) sheet, flat solid
3. a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
(hypernym) lumber, timber
4. a board on which information can be displayed to public view
(synonym) display panel, display board
(hyponym) big board
5. a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces"
(hyponym) backgammon board
6. food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board"
(hyponym) training table
7. electrical device consisting of an insulated panel containing switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree"
(synonym) control panel, instrument panel, control board, panel
(hypernym) electrical device
(part-meronym) idiot light
8. a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
(synonym) circuit board, circuit card, card
(hypernym) printed circuit
(hyponym) CPU board, mother board
9. a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board"
(synonym) dining table
(hyponym) dinner table
1. get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
(synonym) get on
(hypernym) enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into
(hyponym) embark, ship
2. live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
(hypernym) dwell, shack, reside, live, inhabit, people, populate, domicile, domiciliate
3. lodge and take meals (at)
(hypernym) use, habituate
(entail) consume, ingest, take in, take, have
4. provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men"
(hypernym) provide, supply, ply, cater
(hyponym) live in, sleep in
(entail) feed, give