Share this entry

British English: /bɔːd/
American English: /bɔrd/

Translation of board in German:


  • 1
    Brett Neutr.
    as flat as a board
    flach wie ein Bügelbrett
    bare boards
    bloße Dielen
  • 3 (noticeboard)
    Schwarzes Brett
  • 5 (springboard)
    [Sprung]brett Neutr.
  • 8 (Administration etc.)
    Amt Neutr.
    Behörde Fem.
    gas/water/electricity board
    Gas-/Wasser-/Elektrizitätsversorgungsgesellschaft Fem.
    board [of examiners]
    [Prüfungs]kommission Fem.
    board of inquiry board of trustees
    Kuratorium Neutr.
    board [of interviewers]
    Gremium Neutr. (zur Auswahl von Bewerbern)
    Berufungskommission Fem.
    board of trade (American English)
    Handelskammer Fem.
  • 9 (Business)board [of directors]
    Vorstand Mask. (supervisory board) Aufsichtsrat Mask.
    (in public body) Verwaltungsrat Mask.
    chairman of the board
    Vorstands-/Aufsichtsrats-/Verwaltungsratsvorsitzende Mask./Fem.
  • 10 (Nautical, Aviat, Transport)on board
    an Bord
    on board the ship/plane
    an Bord des Schiffes/Flugzeugs
    on board the train/bus
    im Zug/Bus
    go on board the train/bus
    in den Zug/Bus einsteigen
    take somebody on board [figurative] [informal]
    jemanden aufnehmen
    take something on board [figurative] [informal] (accept)
    etwas annehmen

transitive verb

  • 2 (go on board)board the ship/plane
    an Bord des Schiffes/Flugzeugs gehen
    board the train/bus
    in den Zug/Bus einsteigen
  • 3
    (come alongside) längsseits herankommen an + Akk.
    (force one's way on board) entern

intransitive verb

  • 2 (board an aircraft)
    an Bord gehen
    ‘flight L 5701 now boarding [at] gate 15’
    „Passagiere des Fluges L 5701 bitte zum Flugsteig 15“

Phrasal verbs

board out

intransitive verb
in Pension wohnen
transitive verb
in Pension geben

board up

transitive verb
mit Brettern vernageln

Definition of board in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources


    Next Score: