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1aboard

adverb or adjective \ə-ˈbrd\

: on, onto, or within a train, a ship, an airplane, etc.

Full Definition of ABOARD

1
:  alongside
2
a :  on, onto, or within a vehicle (as a car or ship)
b :  in or into a group, association, or organization <her second promotion since coming aboard>
3
baseball :  on base

First Known Use of ABOARD

14th century

2aboard

preposition

: on or into (a train, ship, etc.)

Full Definition of ABOARD

:  on, onto, within <go aboard ship> <aboard a plane>

First Known Use of ABOARD

15th century

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay
ABOARD Defined for Kids

1aboard

adverb \ə-ˈbrd\

Definition of ABOARD for Kids

:  on, onto, or within a ship, train, bus, or airplane <No one aboard was injured.>

2aboard

preposition

Definition of ABOARD for Kids

:  on or into especially for passage <Go aboard ship.>

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