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

    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  

Anagrams for aboard »

  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. Anthony Amendolia:

    Whether they're on a remote base in Afghanistan or aboard a ship in the Indian Ocean, we take pride in ensuring our service members have a taste of home for the holidays.

  2. White House:

    The President and Rod Rosenstein, Rod Rosenstein, met for about 45 minutes aboard Air Force One. They discussed various topics including the International Chiefs of Police event later today, support for our great law enforcement officials, border security, how to better address violent crime in Chicago and general DOJ business.

  3. 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.

  4. Anthony Guglielmi:

    There were no signs of foul play and all individuals aboard the aircraft are cooperating with CPD and have given all of their information.

  5. The Marine:

    During OT-1, we wanted to prove that non-test F-35B aircraft could be operated and sustained aboard an L-class ship, we successfully did that. The two weeks of operational testing assessed the aircraft's integration with the U.S. Navy ship and crew, operating a wide array of flight and deck operations.

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