Definitions of boat

  1. ride in a boat on water
  2. a small vessel for travel on water
  3. a dish ( often boat- shaped) for serving gravy or sauce
  4. A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.
  5. Hence, any vessel; usually with some epithet descriptive of its use or mode of propulsion; as, pilot boat, packet boat, passage boat, advice boat, etc. The term is sometimes applied to steam vessels, even of the largest class; as, the Cunard boats.
  6. A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
  7. To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.
  8. To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.
  9. To go or row in a boat.
  10. Large vessels propelled by power or sail used for transportation on rivers, seas, oceans, or other navigable waters. Boats are smaller vessels propelled by oars, paddles, sail, or power; they may or may not have a deck.
  11. A small open vessel usually moved by oars or paddles but often by means of a sail; a ship; any vessel for navigating the water; an open dish resembling a ship in form.
  12. To go in a small open vessel; to row; to sail.
  13. Small open vessel usually moved by oars: a small ship.
  14. To go in a boat.
  15. A small open vessel moved by oars or sails.
  16. To convey in a boat.
  17. To carry or place in a boat; go in a boat; row; sail; navigate.
  18. A water - craft; especially, a small vessel for oars or sails.
  19. A small open vessel, moved by oars or rowing; a vessel moved by steam or sails.
  20. To transport in a boat.
  21. To go in a boat. In the same boat, in the same category.
  22. A small open vessel.
  23. To sail in a boat.

Usage examples for boat

  1. Last time she nearly died in the boat and you know she wasn't really herself for weeks and weeks afterwards. – Wild Justice: Stories of the South Seas by Lloyd Osbourne
  2. I want your boat – Jess of the Rebel Trail by H. A. Cody
  3. Miss Cliffe's boat isn't it? – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  4. You don't mean that you made him pay you for the boat – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  5. I say, what about that boat – More About Peggy by Mrs G. de Horne Vaizey
  6. On the next day they all went out together in a boat – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  7. And before they could turn round, the old man was back in his boat again, so great was his fear of dogs. – Eskimo Folktales by Unknown
  8. There was no boat – The Frozen Pirate by W. Clark Russell
  9. We could have caught a boat back then, instead of walking." – The Thunder Bird by B. M. Bower
  10. Then Molly took a hand in the game and sent the power boat at one after another of them until the captain called to her: " If you'll stick to one you'll run him down." – Dick in the Everglades by A. W. Dimock
  11. " 'Siah was over to your place, makin' of a boat or mendin', or somethin', he telled me. – Hills of the Shatemuc by Susan Warner
  12. I shall tell them to send a boat ashore. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  13. A boat was made ready, and the chow's son had it in his heart never to return. – Laos Folk-Lore of Farther India by Katherine Neville Fleeson
  14. They gaze out on the water as if looking for a boat – See America First by Orville O. Hiestand
  15. But there was no fun in the poor doctor's boat – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  16. Did ye tell her she was comin' to my boat tonight? – From the Valley of the Missing by Grace Miller White
  17. " It is the boat which we fear," I said. – A Sea Queen's Sailing by Charles Whistler
  18. He has brought the people from the boat I see. – The Three Lieutenants by W.H.G. Kingston
  19. He'll see the boat in a minute! – The Boy With the U. S. Fisheries by Francis Rolt-Wheeler
  20. She's the only boat I know that has been all the way round more than once, so you might say she knows the road. – Down the Columbia by Lewis R. Freeman