What does Boards mean?

Definitions for Boards

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. boardsnoun

    the stage of a theater

    "most actors love to stride the boards"

  2. boardsnoun

    the boarding that surrounds an ice hockey rink


  1. boards

    Boards are long, flat, often rectangular pieces of wood, plastic, metal or other hard material used for various purposes such as surfaces for working on, structural support in construction, or as components of various items like furniture or electronics. They can also refer to a group of people who manage or oversee a company, organization, or institution.

Editors Contribution

  1. boardsverb

    Verb form of the word board.

    The unity government boards were proactive submitting their data and are so efficient.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 15, 2020  

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Boards is ranked #68949 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Boards surname appeared 285 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Boards.

    89.4% or 255 total occurrences were Black.
    5.2% or 15 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    3.1% or 9 total occurrences were White.
    1.7% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Boards' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3507

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Boards' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4225

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Boards in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Boards in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of Boards in a Sentence

  1. Jimmy Butler:

    You can say yeah, we learn from it, we go back to the drawing boards, i'm hoping this is the last time that this happens but I can't guarantee that.

  2. Robert Grimsey:

    Clients (are) saying we want somebody to put in place a plan of action that allows us to either benefit or to manage the challenges that Brexit has put upon us, interim managers are like contractors - but these are executives, very high-powered executives. So, people who used to be on boards of companies that decide to take a job where they work on projects, six months or nine months.

  3. Donald Trump:

    So that's the system that we have and it's a shame and it's disgraceful and sometimes the boards rule, but I would say it's probably less than 10%, and you see these guys making these enormous amounts of money, it's a total and complete joke.

  4. New York-based Bramson:

    Our public investment record shows that we have consistently assisted boards, that were initially reluctant, to deliver major increases in value for all of the shareholders, we believe that, given mutual goodwill, and some change in perspective, Barclays offers similar opportunities.

  5. Brad Coleman:

    The activist investor agenda heightens the sense that, if you're a laggard for a long time on the public market, what do you do? the markets are less patient, boards are less patient, management teams are worried.

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