reboard

verb

re·​board (ˌ)rē-ˈbȯrd How to pronounce reboard (audio)
reboarded; reboarding; reboards

transitive + intransitive

: to board (something such as a ship, train, airplane, or bus) again
Passengers can now reboard the ship.
Nancy went on a relaxing bike ride and we all met up back at the tram station and reboarded.Dan Saltzstein

Examples of reboard in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Seeing the flames racing toward them, the crew jumped overboard and, after an effort to reboard the Conception, used a dinghy to paddle to a neighboring boat for help. Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times, 2 Sep. 2023 And passengers who may have been hesitant to reboard ships are feeling more optimistic, too. Morgan Hines, USA TODAY, 24 Dec. 2020 The day trip will leave Manhattan at 11:20 a.m. and arrive in Albany at 1:50 p.m. After the stopover, passengers will reboard at 4:30 p.m., returning to the city at 7:05 p.m. Rachel Chang, Travel + Leisure, 11 Apr. 2022 The airline deplaned the flight, and the man was not allowed to reboard. Julia Thompson, USA TODAY, 8 July 2021 When American Airlines moved passengers to a second aircraft, the entire tour group was not allowed to reboard. NBC News, 7 July 2021 All passengers were taken off the aircraft while repairs continued and the students were notified they would not be allowed to reboard once the flight resumed because of the actions of their colleague, Winer wrote. BostonGlobe.com, 7 July 2021 Passengers who don’t comply won’t be allowed to reboard. Star Tribune, 21 Sep. 2020

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Word History

First Known Use

1584, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of reboard was in 1584

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“Reboard.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reboard. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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