aboard aboard  /ə ˈbɔrd/


  1. (adv) on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
  2. (adv) on first or second or third base
  3. (adv) side by side
  4. (adv) part of a group



  1. NASA officials claimed that an untrained tourist would present a danger aboard the space station.
  2. As passengers climb aboard, the driver collects their $65 balance.
  3. Commander Frank Borman was very clear about the fact that no one aboard his spacecraft would be getting drunk on the way back from the moon.


  1. Southwest Youth Leadership Conference held aboard Lexington Museum on the Bay

    The Southwest Youth Leadership Conference is being held aboard the Lexington Museum on the Bay through Thursday. The 65 youths attending the event from high schools in Texas, Oklahoma and Mississippi attend workshops during the five-day conference. They also get to spend four nights sleep aboard the decommissioned aircraft carrier.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Corpus Christi Caller-Times

  2. All Aboard!

    Photograph courtesy of the Saratoga Historical FoundationAll Aboard! In 1903, Saratoga's first Peninsular Interurban station was built at the corner of Big Basin Way and Sunnyvale-Saratoga Road, not far from the Foothill Clubhouse.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Saratoga News

  3. Baby Sea Lion Hops Aboard Boat, Snuggles with Fisherman

    An Orange County, California man had what he describes as a once in a lifetime experience. J.R. Gilkinson was out on his boat off the coast of Newport Beach when suddenly, a baby sea lion hopped aboard. In a six-minute video shot on Gilkinson's cellphone, he records as the sea lion approaches his boat, climbs [...]
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Trending Now via Yahoo! News


  1. "That's our only access to the World Wide Web aboard the space station at this time," noted Fincke.
    on Nov 20, 2008 By: Michael Fincke Source: FOXNews

  2. "The explosion and fire aboard the Deepwater Horizon and the resulting oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico never should have happened -- and I am deeply sorry that they did," said Hayward, describing himself as "personally devastated." "None of...
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Tony Hayward Source: AFP

  3. "We need to determine just how the suspect was able to bring dangerous explosives aboard an aircraft and what additional steps we can take to thwart future attacks," Obama said.
    on Dec 28, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: BusinessWeek

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