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Definition 1: a small vessel for travel on water - [noun denoting artifact]

(boat is a kind of ...) a craft designed for water transportation

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat propelled by an internal-combustion engine

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat to carry pilots to and from large ships

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat used by harbor police

(... is a kind of boat ) an open flat-bottomed boat used in shallow waters and propelled by a long pole

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat used on rivers or to ply a river

(... is a kind of boat ) any of various flat-bottomed boats with sloping ends

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat that is seaworthy; that is adapted to the open seas

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat that is small

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat propelled by a steam engine

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat that can be launched or landed in heavy surf

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat for communication between ship and shore

(... is a kind of boat ) a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat for carrying mail

(... is a kind of boat ) a flat-bottomed boat used on upper Great Lakes

(... is a kind of boat ) a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)

(... is a kind of boat ) a small boat that ferries supplies and commodities for sale to a larger ship at anchor

(... is a kind of boat ) a long boat that carries freight and is narrow enough to be used in canals

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat that transports people or vehicles across a body of water and operates on a regular schedule

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat equipped to fight fires on ships or along a waterfront

(... is a kind of boat ) long narrow flat-bottomed boat propelled by sculling; traditionally used on canals of Venice

(... is a kind of boat ) a boat that is on guard duty (as in a harbor) around a fleet of warships

(... is a kind of boat ) a small shallow-draft boat carrying mounted guns; used by costal patrols

(... is a kind of boat ) any of various Chinese boats with a high poop and lugsails

(... is a kind of boat ) the largest boat carried by a merchant sailing vessel

(... is a kind of boat ) small fishing boat rigged with one or more lugsails

(boat is a part of ...) a whistle on a boat that is sounded as a warning

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) (a boat or vessel) not furnished with official documents

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) (of a boat or vessel) furnished with necessary official documents specifying ownership etc

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) propel with sculls

"scull the boat"

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) turn into the wind

"The sailors decided to tack the boat" "The boat tacked"

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) someone who sculls (moves a long oar pivoted on the back of the boat to propel the boat forward)

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a line that holds an object (especially a boat) in place

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) a line that is attached to the bow of a boat and used for tying up (as when docking or towing)

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) (nautical) a floating structure (as a flat-bottomed boat) that serves as a dock or to support a bridge

(boat is the domain which ... is member of) (used of boats) inclined to heel over easily under sail

Definition 2: a dish (often boat-shaped) for serving gravy or sauce - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for boat in the sense of this definition

(boat is a kind of ...) a piece of dishware normally used as a container for holding or serving food

"we gave them a set of dishes for a wedding present"

(... is a kind of boat ) a covered gravy holder of silver or other metal containing a detachable central vessel for hot water to keep the gravy warm

Definition 3: ride in a boat on water - [verb of motion]

(boat is a kind of ...) be carried or travel on or in a vehicle

"I ride to work in a bus" "He rides the subway downtown every day"

(... is a kind of boat ) ride in a motorboat

(... is a kind of boat ) travel in a yacht

(... is a kind of boat ) travel on water propelled by wind

"I love sailing, especially on the open sea" "the ship sails on"

(... is a kind of boat ) propel with oars

"row the boat across the lake"

(... is a kind of boat ) travel by canoe

"canoe along the canal"

(... is a kind of boat ) travel in a small canoe

"we kayaked down the river"

(... is a kind of boat ) propel with a paddle

"paddle your own canoe"

(boat belongs to category ...) the guidance of ships or airplanes from place to place

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