What does aboard mean?

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əˈbɔrd, əˈboʊrdaboard

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aboard, on boardadverb

    on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle

  2. aboard, on baseadverb

    on first or second or third base

    "Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard"

  3. aboard, alongsideadverb

    side by side

    "anchored close aboard another ship"

  4. aboardadverb

    part of a group

    "Bill's been aboard for three years now"

Wiktionary

  1. aboardadverb

    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. aboardadverb

    Alongside

    The ships came close aboard to pass messages.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  3. aboardadverb

    On base.

    He doubled with two men aboard, scoring them both.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  4. aboardadverb

    Astride; with one leg on each side.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  5. aboardpreposition

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

    We all went aboard the ship.

    Etymology: * First attested from late 14th century.

  6. aboardpreposition

    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. Aboardadverb

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

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

  2. Aboardadverb

    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

    Proceed 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  

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  1. abroad

  2. aborad

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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. Alek Skarlatos:

    While I was fortunate enough to be in the right place at the right time in August aboard a train bound for Paris, I only wish that the same could be said for today, i praise the first responders who were on the ground today in Roseburg as they undoubtedly were integral in saving numerous lives and putting a stop to what could have been more tragic than it is.

  2. 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.

  3. Heather Brown:

    The first words that came out of my mouth [ when Tyler Smith pulled her aboard ] were,' God is real,'.

  4. Daniel Bucheli:

    We were exploring all legislative avenues and that came aboard, then, looking at the details closer, it was clear there would be no permanent protection for DREAMers and at that point he took his name off it.

  5. Delta Air Lines:

    Situations like these are rare and regrettable for the vast majority of our customers and Delta has zero tolerance for unruly behavior at our airports and aboard our aircraft, we applaud our flight crew's quick decision to divert and address the situation as expeditiously as possible so the remainder of our customers can resume their travels.

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