Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “board sth up”

See all translations

board sth up

verb uk phrasal verb with board   /bɔːd/ us    /bɔːrd/
to cover a door or window with wooden boards: Stores are boarding up their windows in case rioting breaks out.
Translations of “board sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 用木板封閉(門窗)…
in Russian заколачивать досками…
in Turkish tahta levhalarla kaplamak, örtmek, gizlemek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 用木板封闭(门窗)…
in Polish zabić coś deskami…
(Definition of board sth up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of board sth up?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “board sth up” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

work out

to exercise in order to improve the strength or appearance of your body

Word of the Day

Byronic, Orwellian and Darwinian: adjectives from names.

by Liz Walter,
April 15, 2015
Becoming an adjective is a strange kind of memorial, but it is often a sign of a person having had real influence on the world. Science is full of examples, from Hippocrates, the Greek medic born around 460 BC, who gave his name to the Hippocratic Oath still used by doctors today,

Read More 

bio-inspiration noun

April 13, 2015
the adoption of patterns and structures found in nature for the purposes of engineering, manufacturing, science, etc. The MIT researchers actually aren’t the only robotics team to turn to cheetahs for bio-inspiration.

Read More