board of directors

Definition of board of directors

  1. :  a group of people who manage or direct a company or organization She's on the board of directors for a large corporation.

Word by Word Definitions

boardplay
  1. :  border, edge

    :  the side of a ship

    :  a piece of sawed lumber of little thickness and a length greatly exceeding its width

  1. :  to come up against or alongside (a ship) usually to attack

    :  accost, address

    :  to go aboard (as a ship, train, airplane, or bus)

directorplay directors
  1. :  one who directs : such as

    :  the head of an organized group or administrative unit (as a bureau or school)

    :  one of a group of persons entrusted with the overall direction of a corporate enterprise


Law Dictionary

board of directors

often cap B&D
  1. :  a group of individuals elected by the shareholders of a corporation to manage the corporation's business and appoint its officers


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