on board; on, in, or into a ship, train, airplane, bus, etc.:
to step aboard.
alongside; to the side.
Baseball. on base:
a homer with two aboard.
into a group as a new member:
The office manager welcomed him aboard.
on board of; on, in, or into:
to come aboard a ship.
all aboard!, (as a warning to passengers entering or planning to enter a train, bus, boat, etc., just before starting) Everyone get on!
Then out of the mist, a whirring of helicopter blades, and, deus ex machina, a man descends fromt he chopper to winch you aboard.
Girl Rescued by Prince William Speaks! Tom Sykes August 29, 2012
Napoleon solved the matter by ordering his officers to stuff her into a litter and carry her aboard by force.
Pauline Bonaparte: Dead Cool Simon Doonan November 29, 2009
aboard the Qantas A380, the computers were overwhelmed by a firestorm of error messages and basically gave up.
2010’s Unsafe Skies Clive Irving December 29, 2010
A snapshot of presidential candidate Gary Hart aboard the yacht “Monkey Business” ended his aspirations forever.
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell Turncoats Linda Hirshman November 30, 2010
The three roadies—Joe Dan, Kim, and Red Dog—and the sound technician, Michael Callahan—all aboard.
Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band Grover Lewis March 14, 2014
They are here, aboard the frigate which brought me, your highness.
A Romance of the West Indies Eugne Sue
If you haven’t time to hear it now, I will tell you aboard ship.
Brave and Bold Horatio Alger
We don’t know what’s aboard it, and we don’t know where it came from, but it’s our prize.
Derelict Alan Edward Nourse
Very well, then, be ready, men; we’ll be aboard ’em in a minute or two.
Howard Pyle’s Book of Pirates Howard Pyle
Half an hour later he was aboard of the cars, little dreaming of the surprise in store for him.
From Farm to Fortune Horatio Alger Jr.
adverb, adjective, preposition (postpositive)
on, in, onto, or into (a ship, train, aircraft, etc)
(nautical) alongside (a vessel)
all aboard!, a warning to passengers to board a vehicle, ship, etc
late 14c., probably in most cases from Old French à bord, from à “on” + bord “board,” from Frankish *bord or a similar Germanic source (see board (n.2)); the “boarding” or sides of a vessel extended to the ship itself. The usual Middle English expression was within shippes borde. The call all aboard! as a warning to passengers is attested from 1838.
noun See calabaza
a place in which a person resides; residence; dwelling; habitation; home. an extended stay in a place; sojourn. a simple past tense and past participle of . to remain; continue; stay: Abide with me. to have one’s abode; dwell; reside: to abide in a small Scottish village. to continue in a particular condition, attitude, relationship, […]
the centimeter-gram-second unit of electrical resistance, equivalent to 10 −9 ohm. noun the cgs unit of resistance in the electromagnetic system: equivalent to 10-9 ohm
: Make the tea as soon as the water is aboil. in a state of excited activity: The street was aboil with Saturday shoppers. Historical Examples Arrived at the creek, they found the shallow sand bar between its mouth and the sea all aboil with confusion. The Bungalow Boys Along the Yukon Dexter J. Forrester