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. Vital Muhini:

    It's unfortunate to find that people travel aboard a small boat and there is not even a manifest, with a heavy cargo of goods. The people had no life jackets,... which calls for the sanctions of all the perpetrators who contributed to this sinking.

  2. Chase Dekker:

    I didn't even look at my camera, i just leaped up and was screaming to everyone aboard.

  3. Cal Fire:

    The pilot was the only person aboard the helicopter and did not survive the incident.

  4. 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.

  5. Heather Brown:

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

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