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board

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of board

  1. 1 a group of persons formally joined together for some common interest <a proposal that is likely to meet with strong opposition from the local board of undertakers> Synonyms association, brotherhood, chamber, club, college, congress, consortium, council, fellowship, fraternity, guild (also gild), institute, institution, league, order, organization, society, sodalityRelated Words collective, commune, community, cooperative; alliance, bloc, camp, coalition, partnership; body, cadre, group; circle, clan, clique, coterie, junta, junto, klatch (also klatsch), lot, set; crew, outfit, party, squad, team; branch, chapter, local; faithful, fold, membership; sisterhood, sorority; cabal, camarilla, camorra, confederacy, conspiracy; band, gang, ring; cartel, combine, syndicate

  2. 2 a leg-mounted piece of furniture with a broad flat top designed for the serving of food <in preparation for the governor's visit, the taverner arranged an array of fancy dishes and silverware on the inn's finest board> Synonyms tableRelated Words coffee table, refectory table, tea table; bar, counter; buffet, sideboard, side table; bed table, card table




board

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of board

  1. 1 to provide food or meals for <housed and boarded many foster children over the years> Synonyms feed, cater, provision, victualRelated Words serve, wait; nourish, nurture, sustain; banquet, dine, feast, regale; mess; batten, fatten, fill; force-feed, overfeed, surfeit; underfeed; hand-feed, spoon-feed; refeed, reprovision

  2. 2 to provide with living quarters or shelter <boarded the stray cat until a permanent home could be found> Synonyms accommodate, bestow, billet, bivouac, house, bunk, camp, chamber, domicile, encamp, harbor, lodge, put up, quarter, roof, room, shelter, take inRelated Words ensconce, home, roost, secure, shed, stable, tent; barrack; bed (down)Near Antonyms eject, evict




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