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board

 
 
pronunciation:
bord
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a flat, cut piece of wood.
We are going to make shelves out of these boards.
similar words:
beam
definition 2: a group of people who manage or direct something.
The board of education will choose a new school principal.
synonyms:
committee, council
similar words:
cabinet
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: boards, boarding, boarded
definition: to get into or on something that is used for transportation.
It's time to board the airplane.
synonyms:
enter
similar words:
catch, get on, load
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Are you looking for the word bored (feeling tired or restless)? Board and bored sound alike but have different meanings.
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