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Broad vs. Board

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  • Broad (adjective)

    Wide in extent or scope.

    "three feet broad"

    "the broad expanse of ocean"

  • Broad (adjective)

    Extended, in the sense of diffused; open; clear; full.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Having a large measure of any thing or quality; unlimited; unrestrained.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Comprehensive; liberal; enlarged.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Plain; evident.

    "a broad hint"

  • Broad (adjective)

    Unsubtle; obvious.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Free; unrestrained; unconfined.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Gross; coarse; indelicate.

    "a broad compliment; a broad joke; broad humour"

  • Broad (adjective)

    Strongly regional.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Velarized, i.e. not palatalized.

  • Broad (noun)

    A prostitute, a woman of loose morals.

  • Broad (noun)

    A woman or girl.

    "Who was that broad I saw you with?"

  • Broad (noun)

    A shallow lake, one of a number of bodies of water in eastern Norfolk and Suffolk.

  • Broad (noun)

    A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders.

  • Broad (noun)

    A British gold coin worth 20 shillings, issued by the Commonwealth of England in 1656.

  • Board (noun)

    A relatively long, wide and thin piece of any material, usually wood or similar, often for use in construction or furniture-making.

  • Board (noun)

    A device (e.g., switchboard) containing electrical switches and other controls and designed to control lights, sound, telephone connections, etc.

  • Board (noun)

    A flat surface with markings for playing a board game.

    "Each player starts the game with four counters on the board."

  • Board (noun)

    Short for blackboard, whiteboard, chessboard, surfboard, message board (on the Internet), etc.

  • Board (noun)

    A committee that manages the business of an organization, e.g., a board of directors.

    "We have to wait to hear back from the board."

  • Board (noun)

    Regular meals or the amount paid for them in a place of lodging.

    "Room and board"

  • Board (noun)

    The side of a ship.

  • Board (noun)

    The distance a sailing vessel runs between tacks when working to windward.

  • Board (noun)

    The wall that surrounds an ice hockey rink, often in plural.

  • Board (noun)

    A long, narrow table, like that used in a medieval dining hall.

  • Board (noun)

    Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers, etc.; pasteboard.

    "to bind a book in boards"

  • Board (noun)

    A level or stage having a particular layout.

  • Board (noun)

    A container for holding pre-dealt cards that is used to allow multiple sets of players to play the same cards. thumb|Board (duplicate bridge)

  • Board (noun)

    A rebound.

  • Board (verb)

    To step or climb onto or otherwise enter a ship, aircraft, train or other conveyance.

    "It is time to board the aircraft."

  • Board (verb)

    To provide someone with meals and lodging, usually in exchange for money.

    "to board one's horse at a livery stable"

  • Board (verb)

    To receive meals and lodging in exchange for money.

  • Board (verb)

    To capture an enemy ship by going alongside and grappling her, then invading her with a boarding party

  • Board (verb)

    To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation

  • Board (verb)

    To approach (someone); to make advances to, accost.

  • Board (verb)

    To cover with boards or boarding.

    "to board a house"

  • Board (verb)

    To hit (someone) with a wooden board.

  • Board (verb)

    To write something on a board, especially a blackboard or whiteboard.

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  • Broad (adjective)

    Wide; extend in breadth, or from side to side; - opposed to narrow; as, a broad street, a broad table; an inch broad.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Extending far and wide; extensive; vast; as, the broad expanse of ocean.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Extended, in the sense of diffused; open; clear; full.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Fig.: Having a large measure of any thing or quality; not limited; not restrained; - applied to any subject, and retaining the literal idea more or less clearly, the precise meaning depending largely on the substantive.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Comprehensive; liberal; enlarged.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Plain; evident; as, a broad hint.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Free; unrestrained; unconfined.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Characterized by breadth. See Breadth.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Cross; coarse; indelicate; as, a broad compliment; a broad joke; broad humor.

  • Broad (adjective)

    Strongly marked; as, a broad Scotch accent.

  • Broad (noun)

    The broad part of anything; as, the broad of an oar.

  • Broad (noun)

    The spread of a river into a sheet of water; a flooded fen.

  • Broad (noun)

    A lathe tool for turning down the insides and bottoms of cylinders.

  • Broad (noun)

    A woman, especially one who is sexually promiscuous; - usually considered offensive.

  • Board (noun)

    A piece of timber sawed thin, and of considerable length and breadth as compared with the thickness, - used for building, etc.

  • Board (noun)

    A table to put food upon.

  • Board (noun)

    Hence: What is served on a table as food; stated meals; provision; entertainment; - usually as furnished for pay; as, to work for one's board; the price of board.

  • Board (noun)

    A table at which a council or court is held.

  • Board (noun)

    A square or oblong piece of thin wood or other material used for some special purpose, as, a molding board; a board or surface painted or arranged for a game; as, a chessboard; a backgammon board.

  • Board (noun)

    Paper made thick and stiff like a board, for book covers, etc.; pasteboard; as, to bind a book in boards.

  • Board (noun)

    The stage in a theater; as, to go upon the boards, to enter upon the theatrical profession.

  • Board (noun)

    The border or side of anything.

  • Board

    To cover with boards or boarding; as, to board a house.

  • Board

    To go on board of, or enter, as a ship, whether in a hostile or a friendly way.

  • Board

    To enter, as a railway car.

  • Board

    To furnish with regular meals, or with meals and lodgings, for compensation; to supply with daily meals.

  • Board

    To place at board, for compensation; as, to board one's horse at a livery stable.

  • Board

    To approach; to accost; to address; hence, to woo.

  • Board (verb)

    To obtain meals, or meals and lodgings, statedly for compensation; as, he boards at the hotel.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Broad (noun)

    slang term for a woman;

    "a broad is a woman who can throw a mean punch"

  • Broad (adjective)

    having great (or a certain) extent from one side to the other;

    "wide roads"

    "a wide necktie"

    "wide margins"

    "three feet wide"

    "a river two miles broad"

    "broad shoulders"

    "a broad river"

  • Broad (adjective)

    broad in scope or content;

    "across-the-board pay increases"

    "an all-embracing definition"

    "blanket sanctions against human-rights violators"

    "an invention with broad applications"

    "a panoptic study of Soviet nationality"

    "granted him wide powers"

  • Broad (adjective)

    not detailed or specific;

    "a broad rule"

    "the broad outlines of the plan"

    "felt an unspecific dread"

  • Broad (adjective)

    lacking subtlety; obvious;

    "gave us a broad hint that it was time to leave"

  • Broad (adjective)

    being at a peak or culminating point;

    "broad day"

    "full summer"

    "high noon"

  • Broad (adjective)

    very large in expanse or scope;

    "a broad lawn"

    "the wide plains"

    "a spacious view"

    "spacious skies"

  • Broad (adjective)

    (of speech) heavily and noticeably regional;

    "a broad southern accent"

  • Broad (adjective)

    showing or characterized by broad-mindedness;

    "a broad political stance"

    "generous and broad sympathies"

    "a liberal newspaper"

    "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"

  • Board (noun)

    a committee having supervisory powers;

    "the board has seven members"

  • Board (noun)

    a flat piece of material designed for a special purpose;

    "he nailed boards across the windows"

  • Board (noun)

    a stout length of sawn timber; made in a wide variety of sizes and used for many purposes

  • Board (noun)

    a board on which information can be displayed to public view

  • Board (noun)

    a flat portable surface (usually rectangular) designed for board games;

    "he got out the board and set up the pieces"

  • Board (noun)

    food or meals in general;

    "she sets a fine table"

    "room and board"

  • Board (noun)

    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"

  • Board (noun)

    a printed circuit that can be inserted into expansion slots in a computer to increase the computer's capabilities

  • Board (noun)

    a table at which meals are served;

    "he helped her clear the dining table"

    "a feast was spread upon the board"

  • Board (verb)

    get on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)

  • Board (verb)

    live and take one's meals at or in;

    "she rooms in an old boarding house"

  • Board (verb)

    lodge and take meals (at)

  • Board (verb)

    provide food and lodging (for);

    "The old lady is boarding three men"

Princeton's WordNet
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