Definition Definition

Boat - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Boat' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Boat [ n.]
- A small open vessel, or water craft, usually moved by cars or paddles, but often by a sail.
- 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.
- A vehicle, utensil, or dish, somewhat resembling a boat in shape; as, a stone boat; a gravy boat.
2 . Boat [ v. i.]
- To go or row in a boat.
3 . Boat [ v. t.]
- To transport in a boat; as, to boat goods.
- To place in a boat; as, to boat oars.