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I think a loaded weapon aboard an airplane, whether it's in the cargo section or in your overhead baggage, is a security issue.
Janice Hahn

Meaning of "aboard" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ABOARD

aboard  [əˈbɔːd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ABOARD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Aboard can act as an adjective, an adverb and a preposition.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

WHAT DOES ABOARD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

List of ship directions

This list of ship directions explains dozens of related terms such as fore, aft, astern, aboard, or topside. For background, see below: Origins. ▪ abaft: at or toward the stern of a ship, or further back from a location.[1] ▪ aboard: onto or within a ship, or in a group.[2] ▪ above: a higher deck of the ship.[1] ▪ aft: toward the stern of a ship.[1] ▪ adrift: floating in the water without propulsion. ▪ aground: resting on the shore or wedged against the sea floor.[3] ▪ ahull: with sails furled and helm lashed alee.[4] ▪ alee: on or toward the lee.[5] ▪ aloft: the stacks, masts, rigging, or other area above the highest solid structure.[1] ▪ amidships: near the middle part of a ship.[1] ▪ aport: toward the port side of a ship.[6] ▪ ashore: on or towards the shore or land.[7] ▪ astarboard: toward the starboard side of a ship.[8] ▪ astern: toward the rear of a ship.[9] ▪ athwartships: toward the sides of a ship.[1] ▪ aweather: toward the weather or windward side of a ship.

Definition of aboard in the English dictionary

The definition of aboard in the dictionary is on, in, onto, or into. Other definition of aboard is alongside.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ABOARD


abord
əˈbɔːd
billboard
ˈbɪlˌbɔːd
board
bɔːd
bored
bɔːd
cardboard
ˈkɑːdˌbɔːd
clipboard
ˈklɪpˌbɔːd
dashboard
ˈdæʃˌbɔːd
flipboard
ˈflɪpbɔːd
keyboard
ˈkiːˌbɔːd
leaderboard
ˈliːdəˌbɔːd
motherboard
ˈmʌðəˌbɔːd
onboard
ˌɒnbɔːd
outboard
ˈaʊtˌbɔːd
overboard
ˈəʊvəˌbɔːd
preboard
priːˈbɔːd
reboard
riːˈbɔːd
scoreboard
ˈskɔːˌbɔːd
skateboard
ˈskeɪtˌbɔːd
snowboard
ˈsnəʊˌbɔːd
WebBoard
ˈwɛbˌbɔːd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ABOARD

abode
abodement
abohm
aboideau
aboideaux
aboil
aboiteau
aboiteaux
abolish
abolishable
abolisher
abolishment
abolition
abolitional
abolitionary
abolitionism
abolitionist
abolla
aboma

WORDS THAT END LIKE ABOARD

across the board
across-the-board
bulletin board
chalkboard
circuit board
cupboard
executive board
free on board
go by the board
headboard
longboard
message board
on board
pinboard
school board
secretary to the board
storyboard
surfboard
switchboard
take on board
whiteboard

Synonyms and antonyms of aboard in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «aboard» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ABOARD

Find out the translation of aboard to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of aboard from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «aboard» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在 > 上
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a bordo de
570 millions of speakers

English

aboard
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पर सवार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على متن
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

на борту
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

a bordo de
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

জাহাজের উপরে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

à bord de
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kapal
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

an Bord
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

>乗って
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

~을 탄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ing prau
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

trên tàu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கப்பலில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जहाजात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gemiye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

a bordo di
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

na pokładzie
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на борту
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

la bord
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πλοίο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

aan boord
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ombord
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ombord
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of aboard

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ABOARD»

The term «aboard» is very widely used and occupies the 14.435 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ABOARD» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «aboard» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «aboard» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about aboard

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «ABOARD»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word aboard.
1
William Adams
At which time came to us many boats and we suffered them to come aboard, being not able to resist them, which people did us no harm, neither of us understanding the one the other.
2
Buzz Aldrin
As we reflect back upon the tragic loss of Challenger and her brave crew of heroes who were aboard that fateful day, I am reminded that they truly represented the best of us, as they climbed aloft on a plume of propellant gasses, reaching for the stars, to inspire us who were Earthbound.
3
Harold Stephen Black
The answer scrawled on a blank page in a daily newspaper, was conceived whilst aboard a ferry.
4
Emanuel Cleaver
There are people walking around the streets of Kansas City who are unemployed, while one of our largest employers is not only sending jobs aboard, but then turning around and making a statement about preserving jobs.
5
Tony Curtis
I joined the Navy hoping to be submariner and ended up in the sub service aboard a tender in the Pacific.
6
John Paul DeJoria
I wanted to do my part to help preserve that golden age of travel... I step aboard The Patron Tequila Express railcar, and I go back in time to the days when a long journey was something fun and very special.
7
Joe Flaherty
If you don't hop aboard the change train, you're gonna get derailed.
8
J. Paul Getty
Before marriage, many couples are very much like people rushing to catch an airplane; once aboard, they turn into passengers. They just sit there.
9
Philip Gibbs
All was well, until I reached the port of Havre. Three officers with the rank of lieutenant, whom afterwards I knew to be Scotland Yard men, came aboard and demanded to see my papers which they took away from me.
10
Janice Hahn
I think a loaded weapon aboard an airplane, whether it's in the cargo section or in your overhead baggage, is a security issue.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ABOARD»

Discover the use of aboard in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to aboard and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Essentials of Living Aboard a Boat: The Definitive Guide ...
Here is a book that will give you a lot of little insights into what you will be gaining, and what you will be losing. The book is intended as a resource to help you learn about the liveaboard lifestyle.
Mark Nicholas, 2005
2
All Aboard: The Complete North American Train Travel Guide
Written for both veterans and those considering their first rail journey, this guide is an expansive resource for train travel and the broader world of rail transit in the United States and Canada.
Jim Loomis, 2011
3
All Aboard Airplanes
Welcome aboard! This fabulous first book of airplanes is a top-flight addition to the bestselling All Aboard line.
Frank Evans, George Guzzi, 1994
4
All Aboard!
Describes the travels of a cargo train as it passes through Lego City, from loading its cargo onto the cars, driving over bridges and into tunnels, and pulling into Lego City station.
Sonia Sander, Scholastic Inc, 2010
5
All Aboard Trains
Kids will enjoy poring over the exciting pictures and fascinating informationabout different kinds of passenger and freight trains.
Mary Harding, 1989
6
Dragged Aboard: A Cruising Guide for the Reluctant Mate
Offers insights into the routines of sailing with practical advice on safety, first aid, accommodations, stocking the galley, skin care, and cruising with kids
Don Casey, 1998
7
All Aboard! Trains Activity and Coloring Book
If you're looking for a fun book about trains, choo-choo-choose this one!
Cathy Beylon, 2006
8
All Aboard the Dinotrain
When dinosaurs seek adventure by taking a train ride, they find the trip has some unexpected surprises along the way.
Deb Lund, 2006
9
Once Aboard a Cornish Lugger
Former Cornish fisherman Paul Greenwood vividly describes life as a young crewman aboard the Looe lugger Iris in the 1960s.
Paul Greenwood, 2007
10
Pirates Aboard!: 40 Cases of Piracy Today and What Bluewater ...
Deals with recent cases of piracy studied by author Klaus Hympendahl who interviewed the victims of about 40 cases.
Klaus Hympendahl, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ABOARD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term aboard is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Miss USA contestants celebrate 4th of July aboard USS Kidd
All 51 Miss USA contestants and the reigning Miss USA strolled about the USS Kidd to celebrate the 4th of July in Baton Rouge. The ladies got ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
2
NASA engineers assess glitch aboard Pluto-bound probe
NASA's New Horizons probe, nine-and-a-half years outbound from Earth and less than two weeks from a historic flyby of Pluto, went into ... «CBS News, Jul 15»
3
Girl, Jayln Rippy, Killed By Sturgeon Fish That Jumped Aboard
Jayln Rippy was cruising on the Suwanee River with her mother, Tanya, and nine-year-old brother, Trevor, when the incident happened. «Huffington Post UK, Jul 15»
4
Egypt's Navy Rescues All Aboard Sunken Cargo Ship
Cairo — The Egyptian navy rescued all passengers and crew aboard a sunken cargo ship in the Red Sea on Sunday morning, the army ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
5
Aldridge aboard, but roster holes remain
There was little time Saturday for the Spurs to celebrate their biggest free agent signing since Tim Duncan spurned Orlando when he was a ... «San Antonio Express-News, Jul 15»
6
Migrants filmed attempting to climb aboard UK-bound lorries in Calais
Migrants filmed attempting to climb aboard UK-bound lorries in Calais. A lorry driver films migrants desperately trying to climb aboard lorries on ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Jo Brand hops aboard Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery
Jo Brand hops aboard Julia Zemiro's Home Delivery. TV Guide. Date: July 5, 2015 - 12:15AM. (1); Read later ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
8
Week aboard Mystic Whaler teaches river program
Each year, on the cusp of summer, as the striped bass make their way from the Atlantic Ocean up the Hudson River, so, too, comes the Mystic ... «Poughkeepsie Journal, Jul 15»
9
Sailing the Mediterranean from Barcelona to Rome aboard the Wind …
That was the view of one American guest but summarized the feeling of many of our fellow passengers aboard the Wind Surf, a 300 passenger ... «Hamilton Spectator, Jul 15»
10
Living his dream aboard 18th-century replica ship
Hodges-Leclaire is the only American tapped to crew aboard the Hermione for both the commemorative Atlantic crossing and her port calls ... «Boston Globe, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Aboard [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/aboard>. Oct 2019 ».
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