What does aboard mean?

Definitions for aboard
əˈbɔrd, əˈboʊrdaboard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aboard, on board(adverb)

    on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle

  2. aboard, on base(adverb)

    on first or second or third base

    "Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard"

  3. aboard, alongside(adverb)

    side by side

    "anchored close aboard another ship"

  4. aboard(adverb)

    part of a group

    "Bill's been aboard for three years now"

Wiktionary

  1. aboard(Adverb)

    On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.

    We all climbed aboard.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  2. aboard(Adverb)

    Alongside

    The ships came close aboard to pass messages.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  3. aboard(Adverb)

    On base.

    He doubled with two men aboard, scoring them both.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  4. aboard(Adverb)

    Astride; with one leg on each side.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  5. aboard(Preposition)

    On board of; as, to go aboard a ship.

    We all went aboard the ship.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  6. aboard(Preposition)

    Across; athwart.

    Nor iron bands aboard The Pontic Sea by their huge navy cast. - Edmund Spenser

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aboard(adverb)

    on board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car

    Etymology: [Pref. a- on, in + board.]

  2. Aboard(adverb)

    alongside; as, close aboard

    Etymology: [Pref. a- on, in + board.]

  3. Aboard

    on board of; as, to go aboard a ship

    Etymology: [Pref. a- on, in + board.]

  4. Aboard

    across; athwart

    Etymology: [Pref. a- on, in + board.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aboard

    a-bōrd′, adv. or prep. on board: in a ship, or in a train (Amer.). [Prep. a, on, and Board.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. aboard

    Inside or upon a ship; the act of residing afloat; to hug the land in approaching the shore.--To fall aboard of, is for one vessel to run foul of another.--To haul the tacks aboard, is to bring their weather clues down to the chess-tree, or literally, to set the courses.--To lay an enemy aboard, to run into or alongside.

Editors Contribution

  1. aboard

    To go onto a ship, ferry, train, bus, coach or other type of transport.

    They go aboard the ship and know the journey is easy and simple.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 15, 2020  

Anagrams for aboard »

  1. abroad

  2. aborad

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How to say aboard in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aboard in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aboard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of aboard in a Sentence

  1. Mark Ostrowski:

    You can really simply break it down into two separate things. One is to just create disruption, whether thats slowing somebodys service or jumping on a meeting. The second things is money. If someone is having an aboard meeting for the first time over Zoom... thats a different motive.

  2. United Airlines:

    We thank him for his service throughout his career at United and for his exceptional efforts aboard Flight UA232 on July 19, 1989. His legacy will endure.

  3. The Egyptian investigation committee:

    Search equipment aboard French naval vessel Laplace ... has detected signals from the seabed of the search area, which likely belong to one of the data boxes.

  4. The Navy:

    As part of the Navys aggressive response to COVID-19 aboard USS Kidd (DDG 100), the ship arrived at Naval Base San Diego today, as of today, 63% of USS Kidd (DDG 100) crewmembers to include all who were symptomatic and their close contacts have been tested for COVID-19, with 64 total positive results.

  5. Cometan:

    Life is a fast-moving train; we’re just passengers aboard changing carriages and waiting for our unique time to disembark.

Images & Illustrations of aboard

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