HyperDic: boat

English > 3 senses of the word boat:
NOUNartifactboata small vessel for travel on water
artifactboat, gravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboata dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
VERBmotionboatride in a boat on water
boat > pronunciation
Rhymesafloat ... zygote: 61 rhymes with owt...
English > boat: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA small vessel for travel on water.
Category ofcrank, cranky, tender, tippy(used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail
mooring, mooring line(nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place
painterA line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing)
passenger, riderA traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
pontoon(nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge
registered(of a boat or vessel) furnished with necessary official documents specifying ownership etc
scullpropel with sculls
scullersomeone who sculls / sculls (moves a long oar pivoted on the back of the boat to propel the boat forward)
tack, wear roundTurn into the wind
unregistered(a boat or vessel) not furnished with official documents
Partsboat whistleA whistle on a boat that is sounded as a warning
NarrowerarkA boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood
barge, flatboat, hoy, lighterA flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
bumboatA small boat that ferries supplies and commodities for sale to a larger / larger ship at anchor
canal boat, narrow boat, narrowboatA long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals
catamaranA sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck
ferry, ferryboatA boat that transports / transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule
fireboatA boat equipped to fight fires on ships or along a waterfront
gondolalong narrow flat-bottomed boat propelled by sculling / sculling
guard boatA boat that is on guard duty (as in a harbor) around a fleet of warships
gunboatA small shallow-draft boat carrying mounted guns
junkAny of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails
longboatThe largest boat carried by a merchant sailing vessel
luggersmall fishing boat rigged with one or more lugsails
mackinaw, Mackinaw boatA flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes
mailboat, mail boat, packet, packet boatA boat for carrying mail / mail
motorboat, powerboatA boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine
pilot boatA boat to carry pilots to and from large ships
police boatA boat used by harbor police
puntAn open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole
river boatA boat used on rivers or to ply a river
scowAny of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends
sea boatA boat that is seaworthy
small boatA boat that is small
steamboatA boat propelled by a steam engine
surfboatA boat that can be launched or landed in heavy surf
tender, ship's boat, pinnace, cutterA boat for communication between ship and shore
tugboat, tug, towboat, towerA powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger / larger ships
Broadervessel, watercraftA craft designed for water transportation / transportation
Spanishbarca, barco, barcos, bote, embarcación, nave
Catalanbarca, embarcació, vaixell
Verbsboatride in a boat on water
English > boat: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce.
Synonymsgravy boat, gravy holder, sauceboat
Narrowerargyll, argyleA covered gravy holder of silver or other metal / metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm
BroaderdishA piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food
English > boat: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningride in a boat on water.
PatternSomebody ----s
Categorynavigation, pilotage, pilotingThe guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place
Entailed byboat-raceparticipate in a boat race
Narrowercanoetravel by canoe
kayakTravel in a small canoe
motorboatride in a motorboat
paddlepropel with a paddle
rowpropel with oars
sailTravel on water propelled by wind
yachtTravel in a yacht
BroaderrideBe carried or travel on or in a vehicle
Spanishir en barco
Catalananar en vaixell
Nounsboata small vessel for travel on water
boatersomeone who drives or rides in a boat
boatingwater travel for pleasure

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