1. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
2. on first or second or third base
- Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard
3. side by side
- anchored close aboard another ship
Similar word(s): alongside
4. part of a group
- Bill's been aboard for three years now
Sentences with aboard as an adverb:
- We all climbed aboard.
- To sling a saddle aboard.
- He doubled with two men aboard, scoring them both.
- The office manager welcomed him aboard.
- The ships came close aboard to pass messages.
- The captain laid his ship aboard the enemy's ship.
1. On board of; onto or into a ship, boat, train, plane. [First attested around 1350 to 1470.]
- We all went aboard the ship.
2. Onto a horse. [First attested in the mid 20th century.]
3. (obsolete) Across; athwart; alongside. [Attested from the early 16th century until the late 17th century.]