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Definition of "aboard" []

  • On board a ship, train, aircraft, or other passenger vehicle. (adverb)
  • At the side; alongside. (adverb)
  • In or into a group, organization, or business: brought aboard two new designers. (adverb)
  • Baseball On base. (adverb)
  • On board of; on; in. (preposition)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aboard" in a sentence
  • "Our meal that day was what we called aboard ship a ` stamp and go, 'all of us who were drafted being too excited to think much of eating -- all of us, that is, excepting Mick!"
  • "Captain Hollinger -- for he assumed this title aboard the _Seamew_ -- looked at the two boys amusedly, then took each by an arm and propelled them toward the companionway."
  • "A few months later, he was again aboard a Huey, this time on a classified mission."