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transitive verb



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plural -s
: approach : manner of approach

Word History


Transitive verb

Middle English aborden, from abord, adverb, aboard

First Known Use

Transitive Verb

1611, in the meaning defined above


1607, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of abord was in 1607

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“Abord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abord. Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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