US: /ˈbɔɹd/
UK: /bˈɔːd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

board /bɔ:d/
  • danh từ
    • tấm ván
    • bảng
      • a notice board: bảng thông cáo
    • giấy bồi, bìa cứng
    • cơm tháng, cơm trọ; tiền cơm tháng
    • bàn ăn
      • the festive board: bàn tiệc
      • groaning board: bữa ăn thịnh soạn
      • bed and board: quan hệ vợ chồng ăn cùng mâm nằm cùng chiếu
    • bàn
      • to sweep the board: vơ hết bài (vơ hết tiền) trên bàn bạc
    • ban, uỷ ban, bộ
      • board of directors: ban giám đốc
      • the board of education: bộ giáo dục
    • boong tàu, mạn thuyền
      • on board: trên tàu thuỷ, (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) trên xe lửa, trên xe điện...
      • to go on board: lên tàu
      • to go by the board: rơi (ngã) từ trên tàu xuống
    • (số nhiều) sân khấu
      • to tread the boards: là diễn viên sân khấu
    • (hàng hải) đường chạy vát
      • to make boards: chạy vát
  • động từ
    • lót ván, lát ván
    • đóng bìa cứng (sách)
    • ăn cơm tháng, ăn cơm trọ; cho ăn cơm trọ, nấu cơm tháng cho
      • to board at (with) someone's: ăn cơm tháng ở nhà ai
    • lên tàu, đáp tàu
    • (hàng hải) xông vào tấn công (tàu địch); nhảy sang tàu (để tấn công, để khám xét...)
    • (hàng hải) chạy vát
    • khám sức khoẻ (trước hội đồng y khoa)
    • to board out
      • ăn cơm tháng (ở nhà khác nhà mình ở)
    • cho ra khỏi quân đội (vì thiếu sức khoẻ)
    • to board up
      • bít kín (cửa sổ...) bằng ván

Advanced English dictionary

noun, verb
+ noun
piece of wood
1 [C, U] a long thin piece of strong hard material, especially wood, used, for example, for making floors, building walls and roofs and making boats: He had ripped up the carpet, leaving only the bare boards.
2 [C] (especially in compounds) a piece of wood, or other strong material, that is used for a special purpose: a blackboard + I'll write it up on the board. + (BrE) a noticeboard + (AmE) a bulletin board + The exam results went up on the board. + a diving board + She jumped off the top board. + a chessboard + He removed the figure from the board.
in water sports
group of people
4 [C+sing./pl. v.] a group of people who have power to make decisions and control a company or other organization: She has a seat on the board of directors. + The board is / are unhappy about falling sales. + members of the board + discussions at board level + the academic board (= for example, of a British university) + (AmE) the Board of Education (= a group of elected officials who are in charge of all the public schools in a particular area)
5 [C] used in the name of some organizations: the Welsh Tourist Board (= responsible for giving tourist information) + the Cambridge Examination Board (= responsible for organizing some public exams)
6 [U] the meals that are provided when you stay in a hotel, GUEST HOUSE, etc.; what you pay for the meals: He pays £90 a week board and lodging.
7 (boards) [pl.] (old-fashioned, AmE) exams that you take when you apply to go to college in the US
in theatre
8 (the boards) [pl.] (old-fashioned, informal) the STAGE in a theatre: His play is on the boards on Broadway. + She's treading the boards (= working as an actress).
Help Note: There are many other compounds ending in board. You will find them at their place in the alphabet.
Idioms: across the board involving everyone or everything in a company, an industry, etc: The industry needs more investment across the board. + an across-the-board wage increase
be above board (especially of a business arrangement) to be honest and open: Don't worry; the deal was completely above board.
go by the board (BrE) (of plans or principles) to be rejected or ignored; to be no longer possible: All her efforts to be polite went by the board and she started to shout.
on board on or in a ship, an aircraft or a train: Have the passengers gone on board yet? + (figurative) It's good to have you on board (= working with us) for this project.
take sth on board to accept and understand an idea or a suggestion: I told her what I thought, but he didn't take my advice on board.
more at SWEEP v.
+ verb
get on plane / ship, etc.
1 to get on a ship, train, plane, bus, etc: [VN] The ship was boarded by customs officials. + [V] Passengers are waiting to board.
2 [V] (be boarding) when a plane or ship is boarding, it is ready for passengers to get on: Flight BA193 for Paris is now boarding at Gate 37.
live somewhere
3 [V] ~ at ... / with sb to live and take meals in sb's home, in return for payment: She always had one or two students boarding with her. + He boarded at his aunt's house until he found a place of his own.
4 [V] to live at a school during the TERM/SEMESTER
Phrasal Verbs: board sb out to arrange for sb to live somewhere away from their place of work, school, etc. in return for payment
board sth<->up to cover a window, door, etc. with wooden boards: Most buildings along the street had been boarded up.(also board)
+ noun
= WINDSURFER(also board)
+ noun
a long narrow board used for SURFING

Thesaurus dictionary

1 plank, scantling, timber:
We nailed the last board in place and the house was finished.
2 table, gaming-table, game table or surface:
I have the chessmen, have you brought the board?
3 food, meals, provisions:
I am moving to the country, where room and board are cheaper.
4 council, committee, directors, directorship, management, cabinet, panel, trustees, advisers:
That issue will be discussed at the meeting of the board.
5 on board. aboard, on:
Young children are not allowed on board the boat.
6 go aboard, ship aboard; enter, embark on:
We all boarded the ship but it didn't leave for an hour.
7 feed; eat, take meals; accommodate, lodge, house, billet, quarter; lodge, stay, live, room; Colloq put up:
Mrs O'Brien already boards three gentlemen at her house, but she has agreed to let me board there too.

Collocation dictionary

1 flat piece of wood, plastic, etc.


chess, dart, drawing, emery, ironing, notice, running, skirting, sounding


on a/the ~
There's a notice on the board.

2 group of people who control an organization


advisory, editorial, executive, management | health, school, etc.


be on, serve on, sit on
He sits on the company's management board.
| join | appoint sb to | resign from | go to
The project will go to the board for consideration.
| put sth to, submit sth to, take sth to
She put her ideas to the board.


member | meeting


~ of
the company's board of directors


at board level
The issue has been discussed at board level.
| chairman of the board, a member of the board, a seat on the board
She was promoted and offered a seat on the board.

3 meals that are provided when you stay in a hotel


full | half


board and lodging

Concise English dictionary

+a committee having supervisory powers
+a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose
+a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes
+a vertical surface on which information can be displayed to public view
+a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games
+food or meals in general
+electrical device consisting of a flat insulated surface that contains switches and dials and meters for controlling other electrical devices
+a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities
+a table at which meals are served
+get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
+live and take one's meals at or in
+lodge and take meals (at)
+provide food and lodging (for)