aboard


aboard
01. The young boy climbed [aboard] the boat and sat down.
02. A passenger [aboard] a flight to Memphis became very ill, and the plane had to return to the airport.
03. The woman claims she was taken [aboard] an alien spacecraft, where she spoke with alien life forms.
04. The conductor found a young boy hidden [aboard] the train to Banff.
05. The Prince invited over 250 people [aboard] the Royal yacht for his 30th birthday party.
06. The President left this morning [aboard] Airforce 1, headed for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
07. A bomb is believed to have been smuggled [aboard] the plane by one of the passengers.
08. There are over 2000 sailors presently living [aboard] the aircraft carrier.
09. Noah quickly loaded the animals [aboard] the ark as the flood waters rose.
10. The flight attendants welcomed us [aboard] and helped us find our seats.
11. Welcome [aboard] flight 203 to Seattle, Washington.
12. My husband has been serving [aboard] ship in the Persian Gulf for over three months now.
13. Guide dogs for the blind are the only animals allowed [aboard] city buses in this city.
14. On October 12, 1492, a sailor [aboard] Christopher Columbus' ship the Pinta made the first sighting of land in the New World.
15. In 1962, astronaut John Glenn became the first person in history to eat a meal [aboard] a rocket in space.
16. One of the most common accidents which occurs [aboard] airliners is when a laptop computer falls on someone's head from an overhead storage bin.
17. Scientists are afraid that alien life forms may have gotten [aboard] the rocket while it was refuelling on Jupiter.
18. A television commercial advertising a brand of Israeli milk was filmed [aboard] the Russian space station Mir.
19. Lord Earl of Mountbatten was killed [aboard] his yacht by a bomb planted by the IRA.
20. They cruised around the world [aboard] their 35-foot yacht, and made money by giving boat tours to rich tourists.
21. Golda Meir once said that old age is like a plane flying through a storm. Once you're [aboard] there's nothing you can do.
22. Wernher von Braun once stated that man is the best computer we can put [aboard] a spacecraft and the only one that can be mass produced with unskilled labor.

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  • Aboard — A*board , adv. [Pref. a on, in + board.] 1. On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car. [1913 Webster] 2. Alongside; as, close aboard. [1913 Webster] (Naut.): {To fall aboard of}, to strike a ship s side; to fall …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aboard — [ə bôrd′] adv. [ME abord < OFr a bord: see BOARD] 1. on board; on, in, or into a ship, airplane, etc. 2. Naut. alongside [the sailboat passed our ship close aboard] 3. as a participant, partner, employee, etc.: usually in the phrases come… …   English World dictionary

  • Aboard — A*board , prep. 1. On board of; as, to go aboard a ship. [1913 Webster] 2. Across; athwart. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Nor iron bands aboard The Pontic Sea by their huge navy cast. Spenser. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aboard — (adv.) late 14c., probably in most cases from O.Fr. à bord, from à on + bord board, from Frankish *bord or a similar Germanic source (see BOARD (Cf. board) (n.2)); the boarding or sides of a vessel extended to the ship itself. The usual Middle… …   Etymology dictionary

  • aboard — [adj] on or in a transportation object boarded, consigned, embarked, en route, in transit, loaded, on, on board, traveling; concept 583 Ant. not on, off …   New thesaurus

  • aboard — ► ADVERB & PREPOSITION ▪ on or into (a ship, train, or other vehicle) …   English terms dictionary

  • aboard — [[t]əbɔ͟ː(r)d[/t]] PREP If you are aboard a ship or plane, you are on it or in it. She invited 750 people aboard the luxury yacht, the Savarona... They said goodbye to him as he got aboard the train at Union Station. Syn: on board ADV: ADV after… …   English dictionary

  • aboard — /euh bawrd , euh bohrd /, adv. 1. on board; on, in, or into a ship, train, airplane, bus, etc.: to step aboard. 2. alongside; to the side. 3. Baseball. on base: a homer with two aboard. 4. all aboard! (as a warning to passengers entering or… …   Universalium

  • aboard — a|board1 [əˈbo:d US əˈbo:rd] prep on or onto a ship, plane, or train ▪ They finally went aboard the plane. aboard 2 aboard2 adv 1.) on or onto a ship, plane, or train ▪ The plane crashed, killing all 200 people aboard. ▪ The boat swayed as he… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • aboard — 1 preposition on or onto a ship, plane, or train: go aboard: They finally went aboard the plane. 2 adverb 1 on or onto a ship, plane, or train: The plane crashed killing all 200 people aboard. | The boat swayed as he stepped aboard. 2 All aboard! …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English