Synonyms for aboard

Grammar : Adj
Spell : uh-bawrd, uh-bohrd
Phonetic Transcription : əˈbɔrd, əˈboʊrd

Définition of aboard

Origin :
  • late 14c., probably in most cases from Old French à bord, from à "on" + bord "board," from Frankish *bord or a similar Germanic source (see board (n.2)); the "boarding" or sides of a vessel extended to the ship itself. The usual Middle English expression was within shippes borde. The call all aboard! as a warning to passengers is attested from 1838.
  • adj on or in a transportation object
Example sentences :
  • If you haven't time to hear it now, I will tell you aboard ship.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Very well, then, be ready, men; we'll be aboard 'em in a minute or two.
  • Extract from : « Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates » by Howard Pyle
  • We laughed at him, and advised him to be quiet and put us aboard the privateer.
  • Extract from : « Ned Myers » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • But my wealth and my friends and my son are aboard this ship.
  • Extract from : « Buried Cities: Pompeii, Olympia, Mycenae » by Jennie Hall
  • The sound of the gong, seconded by the electrifying and resonant "Aboard!"
  • Extract from : « The Bay State Monthly, Vol. 1, Issue 1. » by Various
  • After a while Caradoc whispered, "Well, shall we try to get aboard?"
  • Extract from : « The Cruise of the Dry Dock » by T. S. Stribling
  • “Now the next thing is to get aboard the hulk,” was Dick's thought.
  • Extract from : « The Dare Boys of 1776 » by Stephen Angus Cox
  • He quickly sent people to assist her, and they brought her aboard.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • Aboard my ship I have frying-pans and cooking-pots, vinegar and spices.
  • Extract from : « The Chinese Fairy Book » by Various
  • I says to myself, if he finds out I'm aboard this boat, he's got me like a rat in a trap.
  • Extract from : « Tom Sawyer, Detective » by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

Antonyms for aboard

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