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verb board pronunciation in American English /bɔrd/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyboard
he/she/itboards
present participleboarding
past tenseboarded
past participleboarded
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] to get onto a ship, aircraft, train, or bus

    We’re boarding through gate 16.

    1. a.
      [intransitive] if a plane or ship is boarding, passengers are being allowed to get on it

      When I got to the airport, my flight was already boarding.

  2. 2
    [intransitive] to live at another person’s house in a room that you pay for
    board with:

    She had three students who boarded with her.

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