What does aboard mean?

aboard meaning in General Dictionary

on-board of on go aboard a ship

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  • up to speed into or within a ship or watercraft for this reason into or within a railway car
  • side by side
  • on a ship, train, jet or other car
  • element of a group
  • on first or second or 3rd base
  • up to speed; into or within a ship or vessel; for this reason, into or within a railway car.
  • along side; as, near aboard.
  • On board of; as, to go aboard a ship.
  • around; athwart.

aboard meaning in Etymology Dictionary

late 14c., most likely more often than not from Old French


aboard meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) On board; into or within a ship or motorboat; thus, into or within a railway automobile.

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  • (adv.) Along with; as, close aboard.
  • (prep.) On-board of; because, to go aboard a ship.
  • (prep.) Around; athwart.

Sentence Examples with the word aboard

Pedro aboard the flagship. In July they reached Portugal and occupied Oporto, but the expected constitutionalist rising did not take place.

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