Translation of "board" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /bɔːd/ us /bɔrd/

A1 a surface on the wall of a classroom that a teacher writes on

The teacher wrote her name on the board.

A2 a piece of wood, plastic, etc. on a wall where information can be put

I put the notice up on the board.

A2 a flat piece of wood, cardboard, etc. for playing games on

a chess board
on board

B1 on a boat, train, or plane

a bordo

a flat object or surface used for a particular purpose

an ironing board
a chopping board

a long, thin, flat piece of wood

He put some boards across the broken window.

[ no plural ] UK meals that are provided when you stay in a hotel

How much is a single room with full board (= all meals)?

[ no plural ] US meals that are provided to the students who live at a school, college, or university

Tuition fees do not include the price of room and board (= a place to live and food).

a group of people who control a company

junta, consejo
The board approved the sales plan.
above board

honest and legal

We hired a lawyer to make sure the agreement was all above board.
verb uk /bɔːd/ us /bɔrd/

B1 to get on a bus, boat, or plane

subir a bordo (de)

If a plane or train is boarding, passengers are getting onto it

The plane is now boarding at gate 26.

(Translation of “board” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /boːd/

a strip of timber

tabla, plancha
The floorboards of the old house were rotten.

a flat piece of wood etc for a special purpose

tablón, tablero


pensión, comida
board and lodging.

an official group of persons administering an organization etc

consejo, junta
the board of directors.
boarder noun

a person who temporarily lives, and takes his meals, in someone else’s house

huésped; interno
The family takes on boarders to earn some extra money.
board game noun

an indoor game played on a board, often using pieces that are moved around it

Juego de Mesa
He enjoys playing board games such as chess.
boarding-house noun

a house where people live and take meals as paying guests

Her parents run a boarding house.
boarding pass /ˈboːdiŋˌpaːs/ noun

an official card that a passenger has to show before he/she is allowed to board a plane or ship

Tarjeta de Embarque
Nowadays you can print your boarding card out from the Internet.
boarding school noun

a school which provides accommodation and food as well as instruction

Both their children go to boarding school.
across the board adjective (etc)

applying in all cases

They were awarded wage increases across the board
an across-the-board increase.
go by the board

to be abandoned

irse al traste, venirse abajo
All my plans went by the board when I lost my job.

(Translation of “board” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)