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1. boat

noun. ['ˈboʊt'] a small vessel for travel on water.

Synonyms

  • mail boat
  • sea boat
  • bumboat
  • guard boat
  • police boat
  • watercraft
  • flatboat
  • powerboat
  • gunboat
  • tower
  • ark
  • longboat
  • motorboat
  • steamboat
  • packet
  • hoy
  • junk
  • ferryboat
  • ferry
  • surfboat
  • pinnace
  • cutter
  • canal boat
  • packet boat
  • tugboat
  • towboat
  • river boat
  • Mackinaw boat
  • small boat
  • gondola
  • narrow boat
  • tug
  • lugger
  • fireboat
  • narrowboat
  • boat whistle
  • barge
  • lighter
  • scow
  • mackinaw
  • mailboat
  • punt
  • tender
  • ship's boat
  • pilot boat

Antonyms

  • repel
  • push
  • linger
  • pull

Etymology

  • bat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boot (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Boat

  • 'single-quote
  • 'end-inner-quote
  • "end-of-quote
  • "double-quote
  • banxquote
  • "close-quote
  • underwrote
  • terre-haute
  • misquote
  • 'inner-quote
  • 'end-quote
  • "end-quote
  • unquote
  • "unquote
  • promote
  • overwrote
  • vannote
  • uncoat
  • sproat
  • rewrote
  • remote
  • outvote
  • hinote
  • ducote
  • devote
  • denote
  • demote
  • connote
  • chipote
  • capote

How do you pronounce boat?

Pronounce boat as boʊt.

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Example sentences of the word boat


1. Noun, singular or mass
Financing a boat with no money down can be a bit tricky.

Quotes containing the word boat


1. On my tombstone, I want written: 'He never did 'Love Boat!'
- Orson Welles

2. The sea, the great unifier, is man's only hope. Now, as never before, the old phrase has a literal meaning: we are all in the same boat.
- Jacques Yves Cousteau

3. Someday, we’ll run into each other again, I know it.Maybe I’ll be older and smarter and just plain better. If that happens,that’s when I’ll deserve you. But now, at this moment, you can’t hook your boat to mine, because I’m liable to sink us both.
- Gabrielle Zevin, Memoirs of a Teenage Amnesiac

2. boat-shaped

adjective. having a concave shape like a boat.

Antonyms

  • protrusive

3. boat-race

verb. participate in a boat race.

Synonyms

  • race
  • run

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • linger
  • refrain

4. U-boat

noun. a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes.

Synonyms

  • nautilus
  • schnorchel
  • attack submarine
  • breather
  • fleet ballistic missile submarine
  • submersible
  • conning tower
  • submarine
  • sub
  • auxiliary research submarine
  • pigboat
  • snorkel
  • schnorkel
  • asdic
  • periscope
  • snorkel breather
  • sonar
  • nuclear submarine
  • echo sounder
  • escape hatch
  • nuclear-powered submarine

Antonyms

  • nonsubmersible
  • overhead
  • surface
  • defend

5. boat-billed_heron

noun. tropical American heron related to night herons.

Synonyms

  • boatbill
  • heron
  • Cochlearius cochlearius
  • Cochlearius
  • broadbill

6. boat

noun. ['ˈboʊt'] a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce.

Synonyms

  • sauceboat
  • argyll
  • argyle
  • dish
  • gravy holder

Antonyms

  • inedible
  • underbid
  • outbid
  • unloving

Etymology

  • bat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boot (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. boat

verb. ['ˈboʊt'] ride in a boat on water.

Synonyms

  • yacht
  • sail
  • ride
  • kayak
  • row
  • paddle
  • canoe

Antonyms

  • painless
  • stable
  • strong
  • hard

Etymology

  • bat (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • boot (Middle English (1100-1500))
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