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Definition of the adverb aboard

What does aboard mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
  2. on first or second or third base
  3. side by side
    • example: anchored close aboard another ship
    • synonym of aboard: alongside
  4. part of a group
    • example: Bill's been aboard for three years now

Alternative definition of the adverb aboard


  1. On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.
  2. [nautical] Alongside
  3. [baseball] on base

Specialised definition of the adverb aboard

Glossary of sports / baseball

if a batter is aboard, he has reached first base successfully (2005. Chambers Sports Factfinder. Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd)

  • usage: slang

Other definitions of aboard

What does aboard also mean?


  1. On board of; as, to go aboard a ship.
  2. [obsolete] Across; athwart.


"Aboard" is a musical album of Zé Nando Pimenta.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aboard

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Google previewShakespeare's Non-Standard English: A Dictionary of his Informal Language (2004)

by Norman Blake

ABOARD (1a) Adverbially 'get on board ship': Aboord, aboord for shame, (Ham 1.3.55, Polonius ), ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms (2009)

by U.S. Department of Defense

aboard amphibious shipping. See also embarkation ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology (1988)

Volume 19 - Supplement 4: Access Technoogy: Inc. to Symbol Manipulation Patkages by Allen Kent, James G. Williams

used an IBM 1130 aboard the USNS KANE, and the hydrographer of the Royal Navy installed computer systems aboard the HMS HECLA, HECATE, and HYDRA. The National Institute of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Middle Passage (2007)

by Toyin Falola

Indeed, fever and flux were the terms most used to describe common causes of death aboard slave ships. European diseases such as syphilis and gonorrhea were often passed on to African women, who were the victims of rape. The branding ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

During World War II, aboard the British submarine Osiris, whose number was S13, daring sailors vied for the chance to dive at 1300 hours on Friday the ...

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Quotes about Aboard

all aboard the suicide express
hop on in and release all stress
there's no more time to sit and be depressed
get everything off your chest
use the gun it will work best
all aboard the suicide express.. (Romeo Michael)
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Scrabble value of A1B3O1A1R1D2

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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