Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun board

9 senses of board

Sense 1
board -- (a committee having supervisory powers; "the board has seven members")
       => committee, commission -- (a special group delegated to consider some matter; "a committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours" - Milton Berle)

Sense 2
board, plank -- (a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes)
       => lumber, timber -- (the wood of trees cut and prepared for use as building material)

Sense 3
board -- (a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose; "he nailed boards across the windows")
       => sheet, flat solid -- (a flat artifact that is thin relative to its length and width)

Sense 4
board, table -- (food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board")
       => fare -- (the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed)

Sense 5
display panel, display board, board -- (a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view)
       => display, video display -- (an electronic device that represents information in visual form)

Sense 6
dining table, board -- (a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board")
       => table -- (a piece of furniture with tableware for a meal laid out on it; "I reserved a table at my favorite restaurant")

Sense 7
control panel, instrument panel, control board, board, panel -- (electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices; "he checked the instrument panel"; "suddenly the board lit up like a Christmas tree")
       => electrical device -- (a device that produces or is powered by electricity)

Sense 8
circuit board, circuit card, board, card, plug-in, add-in -- (a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities)
       => printed circuit -- (computer circuit consisting of an electronic sub-assembly; copper conductors are laminated on an insulating board or card and circuit components are inserted into holes and dip soldered)

Sense 9
board, gameboard -- (a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games; "he got out the board and set up the pieces")
       => surface -- (the outer boundary of an artifact or a material layer constituting or resembling such a boundary; "there is a special cleaner for these surfaces"; "the cloth had a pattern of red dots on a white surface")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb board

4 senses of board

Sense 1
board, get on -- (get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.))
       => enter, come in, get into, get in, go into, go in, move into -- (to come or go into; "the boat entered an area of shallow marshes")

Sense 2
board, room -- (live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house")
       => populate, dwell, live, inhabit -- (inhabit or live in; be an inhabitant of; "People lived in Africa millions of years ago"; "The people inhabited the islands that are now deserted"; "this kind of fish dwells near the bottom of the ocean"; "deer are populating the woods")

Sense 3
board -- (lodge and take meals (at))
       => use, habituate -- (take or consume (regularly or habitually); "She uses drugs rarely")

Sense 4
board -- (provide food and lodging (for); "The old lady is boarding three men")
       => provide, supply, ply, cater -- (give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance; "The hostess provided lunch for all the guests")

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