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a·board / əˈbôrd/ • adv. & prep. on or into (a ship, aircraft, train, or other vehicle): [as adv.] welcome aboard, sir [as prep.] climbing aboard the yacht. ∎ fig. into an organization or team as a new member: [as adv.] coming aboard as IBM's new chairman. ∎  Baseball on base as a runner: putting their first batter aboard. PHRASES: all aboard! a call warning passengers to get on a ship, train, or bus that is about to depart.

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aboardaboard, abroad, accord, afford, applaud, award, bawd, board, broad, chord, Claude, cord, ford, fraud, gaud, Gawd, hoard, horde, laud, lord, maraud, milord, sward, sword, toward, unawed, unexplored, unrestored, ward •fjord

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aboard alongside (a ship) XIV; on or onto (a ship) XV. var. of on board, partly after (O)F. à bord; see A-1, BOARD.