Definition of on board in English:

on board

  • 1 On or in a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
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    • After a quick assessment he was taken on board the aircraft.
    • Mr Kelly said the 770 passengers on board the ship were preparing to disembark.
    • Christopher Columbus reputedly chanced upon hammocks in Haiti and sailors were soon slumbering in them on board ship.
  • 1.1 informal Onto a team or group as a member: the need to bring on board a young manager
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    • After the company took over, how was the new management team brought on board?
    • Two prominent dating experts have been brought on board to assist members in their search.
    • We have an exceptional team on board with over two dozen national and international advertising awards between them.
  • 1.2 informal (Of a jockey) riding.
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    • They had two winners but neither had usual stable jockey McCoy on board.
    • Champion jockey Tony McCoy, on board Best Mate, finished in second while Bacchanal took third.
    • Etherington has booked Paul Fessey to ride Evening Press, the same jockey who was on board last time she ran.
  • 1.3 Baseball On base.
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