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Aboard in a Sentence

Examples of aboard in a sentence

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Below you will find the definition of aboard, followed by 41 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.

aboard(ə-bôrdˈ, ə-bōrdˈ)

(adverb) - part of a group

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EXAMPLES - Aboard in a Sentence

  1. NGUYEN: It was last call aboard some U.S. Airways flights. (source)
  2. This hair gave him his nickname aboard the sealing schooner, (source)
  3. Another method of sending money aboard is called a "C-Draft." (source)
  4. He followed me, tossed his bloody sword aboard, settled himself. (source)
  5. All aboard that's comin 'aboard, which is all of us, willy-nilly! (source)
  6. I remember a chap of your name aboard the _Lapwing_ brig-of-war. " (source)
  7. Weight, with a Leupold VX3 3. 5X-10X scope aboard, is 8 pounds even. (source)
  8. As I swung aboard from one side, somebody swung aboard from the other. (source)
  9. Wakata is the first Japanese astronaut to stay long-term aboard the station. (source)
  10. As I swung aboard the blind from one side, somebody swung aboard from the other. (source)
  11. A few months later, he was again aboard a Huey, this time on a classified mission. (source)
  12. Queen clinched her first world title aboard Sister CD, owned by her and her husband, (source)
  13. But an abrupt cancellation, the president took the call aboard Air Force One en route. (source)
  14. He was immediately successful, winning the 2001 Iwai minibike title aboard a Honda NSR50. (source)
  15. While in Memphis I called aboard the river steamer _Grand_, and had a talk with Mrs. Nettie (source)
  16. Up and Over: While some dog vests now have grab handles, lifting a dog aboard is not difficult. (source)
  17. This ship had five hundred and sixty men aboard, that is, as many as all the regulars in Louisbourg. (source)
  18. Rice is thankful the fans embraced him immediately when he was coming aboard from the hated rival team. (source)
  19. The ark WAS huge, and the ability for younger/middle aged dinosaurs being aboard is not beyond plausibility. (source)
  20. Those already or at least partially on the bandwagon are reassured that staying aboard is their best course of action. (source)
  21. Foreign policy adviser Randy Scheunemann, left, chats with John McCain aboard the candidate's chartered plane last week. (source)
  22. Meet-leading jockey Joel Rosario has the call aboard the California-bred Lava Man for the first time in the Native Diver. (source)
  23. The one thing we continue to tell players about, the new ones that come aboard, is that we get excited about winning certain stages. (source)
  24. "Say, Jim, didn't it look to you like that hayseed was trying to stop these two from gettin 'aboard instead of tryin' to catch the train himself?" (source)
  25. From now on, "day" and "night" would be wholly arbitrary terms aboard the city; Scranton had emerged into the realm of Eternal Daylight-Saving Time. (source)
  26. The captain was called aboard the submarine, whence his papers were examined and found to show that the ship was chartered by an American firm January 5. (source)
  27. We continued at work in this manner until the lower hold was filled to within four feet of the beams, when all hands were called aboard to commence steeving. (source)
  28. Max was the first to break silence; "And now, what's to be done?" he said, "as to going aboard, that is of course out of the question: the ship is no longer our home." (source)
  29. When the Earth forces capture the signal and pinpoint its origin, a strikeforce, with Victor Hansen's own grandson Richard aboard, is sent to eradicate this abomination. (source)
  30. It was my task to tally the pelts as they came aboard from the boats, to oversee the skinning and afterward the cleansing of the decks and bringing things shipshape again. (source)
  31. It was my task to tally the pelts as they came aboard from the boats, to oversee the skinning and afterward the cleansing of the decks and bringing things ship-shape again. (source)
  32. Our meal that day was what we called aboard ship a ` stamp and go, 'all of us who were drafted being too excited to think much of eating -- all of us, that is, excepting Mick! (source)
  33. Farther at sea, reveille had been called aboard the Chosin and her Marine Expeditionary Unit escorts, breakfast served, and inspections held for all hands with weapons and full kit. (source)
  34. Andrews, meanwhile, returns for a second term aboard the ZX-10R after a breakthrough season in which he emerged as a regular podium contender, eventually achieving the feat at Cadwell Park. (source)
  35. Mike McCurry, the president's spokesman, got the call aboard the 21st Century Express on Wednesday afternoon as the train approached Michigan City, Ind. It was Dick Morris with some awkward news. (source)
  36. Will's column "could have been written in Japanese aboard the USS Missouri" - is the rhetorical equivalent of the vacuous "chicken hawk" charge leveled at any civilian who supports military action. (source)
  37. Swenson, who won the titles aboard Jubilee Banjo as well as Fino, also was named the youth exhibitor of the year in the half-Andalusian division and received the prestigious IALHA youth sportsman award. (source)
  38. But of course a captain does not have a name aboard ship; he is "the Captain," "the Master," "the Skipper," or even "the Old Man" if it is a member of the ship's company speaking not in his august presence. (source)
  39. Richard's cabin aboard the BPS Sanctification had no windows, and though no doubt the bridge crew could view a multiplicity of video feeds showing the ship's exterior, he didn't have access to them on his little screen. (source)
  40. 'It is a column that could have been written in Japanese aboard the USS Missouri,' wrote former George W. Bush administration official Peter W.hner on the website of Commentary magazine - a reference to the Japanese surrender that ended W.rld W.r II. (source)
  41. As soon as I got athwart _Lantor_, I saluted the town with my guns, and came to anchor within shot of their ships; when presently a boat came aboard from the Dutch governor, desiring me to bring my ship into the roads, and to come ashore and shew my commission. (source)

Sentence Information

The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 41 example sentences provided below is 65.0, which suggests that "aboard" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.


We have 9 synonyms for aboard.

boarded, consigned, embarked, en route, in transit, loaded, on, on board, traveling


We have 2 antonyms for aboard.

not on, off


Pronunciation: (ə-bôrdˈ, ə-bōrdˈ)

Syllabification: a-board


View up to 25 definitions of aboard from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.

from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
  1. (adverb) On board a ship, train, aircraft, or other passenger vehicle.
  2. (adverb) At the side; alongside.
  3. (adverb) In or into a group, organization, or business: brought aboard two new designers.
  4. (adverb) Baseball On base.
  5. (preposition) On board of; on; in.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
  1. (adverb) On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.
  2. (adverb) Alongside.
  3. (preposition) On board of.
  4. (preposition) Across; athwart.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  1. (None) On the deck or in the hold of a ship or vessel; into or upon a vessel.
  2. (None) Alongside; by the side; on one side.
  3. (None) On board; into.
  4. (None) Upon; across; athwart.
  5. (noun) Approach. Also spelled abord.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
  1. (adverb) part of a group
  2. (adverb) on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
  3. (adverb) on first or second or third base
  4. (adverb) side by side