adverb & preposition
- 1On or into (a ship, aircraft, train, or other vehicle): [as adverb]: the plane crashed, killing all 158 people aboard • figurative he came aboard as IBM’s new chairman [as preposition]: climbing aboard the yachtMore example sentences
- Perhaps the customers have magically climbed aboard a ship.
- Most rail passengers felt uneasy as they climbed aboard their first train after the Paddington disaster.
- I climb aboard the train a minute or two before it pulls out of the station and find to my horror that my seat is taken.
- 1.1On or onto (a horse): [as adverb]: with Migliore aboard, he won the cup at a gallopMore example sentences
- His last win was aboard a horse called Volvo at Punchestown.
- He has already won in Limerick on his other horse Ballytobin and aboard Kilcrea Shyan in Listowel two years ago.
- Photo number two shows local postman Owen McDonald aboard his horse and cart driving up Ballymanus Terrace.
- 1.2 Baseball On base as a runner: putting their first batter aboardMore example sentences
- The jerk came up to bat looking grim and manly and got aboard with a bloop grounder down the third-base line.
- In the bottom of the fifth, the Kikuyus added an insurance run when Harold got aboard on an error and Demetrius slapped a routine grounder that went under the shortstop's glove and past the left fielder.
- The Reds nudged and shouldered at the lead, putting their first batter aboard in the third, fourth, and fifth innings but never quite bringing him around.
- A call warning passengers to get on a ship, train, or bus that is about to depart.More example sentences
- It's all aboard the Air Train to Denver International Airport - even though passengers won't be loading luggage for another 10 years.
- Then it's all aboard to see the royal beds (yes, singles; separate rooms), the portable Rolls-Royce Phantom, and the surprisingly naff 1950s furniture.
- It is all aboard for the 7.45 pm Gravesend Railway Enthusiasts Society meeting on July 30.
More definitions of aboardDefinition of aboard in:
- The British & World English dictionary