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verb as in embark on vehicle

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verb as in provide food and sleeping quarters

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The Harvard team declined to comment on whether it thought domestic travelers should be tested before boarding flights.

Airlines will deny boarding to those who don’t have proof of a negative test.

In 2020, it became commonplace to be in almost constant conversation about the pros and cons of boarding up street level properties in response to, or anticipation of, a disruptive and potentially violent event.

Conductors can scan boarding e-tickets shown from the Amtrak app.

Preventing bad debtors from boarding trains is one common discipline.

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Saa is now navigating a new life in America as an incognito boarding school student.

He squints slightly, has a squared jaw, and speaks in British-accented English, the product of a boarding school education.

Like Donal, he requested to go to boarding school to escape his homelife; also like Donal, he was initially miserable there.

Tickets will be free, but anyone who has ever denied anthropogenic climate change will be automatically denied a boarding pass.

First: Was he contagious when boarding the plane and are his plane-mates therefore at risk?

It was more like the boarding of a ship than any land fight I had ever seen or imagined.

Mr. Collingwood, taking the key from his mother, locked the little door in the boarding, after them.

Yet the word is general and apparently unconnected with the house, as it was not a stable but a boarding-house.

Mrs. Barford, as a country heiress, had received a boarding-school education, and was very superior to Letty in every respect.

Immediately after their arrival, he and his brother Nicholas were sent to a boarding-school.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to boarding, such as: catch, get on, enter, mount, climb on, and hop on.

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