Meaning of “boat” - Learner’s Dictionary

boat

noun [ C ] us uk /bəʊt/
Extra Examples
an inflatable boatThe only access to the village is by boat.The boat sank in rough seas off the Swedish coast.I tried to steer the boat away from the bank.He dived off the side of the boat into the sea.

A1 a vehicle for travelling on water:

a fishing boat

(Definition of “boat” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)