- Aboard is defined as being on or inside a vehicle, ship or airplane.
An example of coming aboard would be passengers who come into the train car.
People aboard a train.
aboard definition by Webster's New World
- on board; on, in, or into a ship, airplane, etc.
- Naut. alongside: the sailboat passed our ship close aboard
- as a participant, partner, employee, etc.: usually in the phrases and
Origin: Middle English abord ; from Old French a bord: see board
aboard definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- On board a ship, train, aircraft, or other passenger vehicle.
- At the side; alongside.
- In or into a group, organization, or business: brought aboard two new designers.
- Baseball On base.
Origin: Middle English abord : a-, on; see a-2 + bord, ship (from Old English bord).
aboard - Phrases/Idioms
- get on!get in!: a warning to passengers that the train, car, airplane, etc. will start soon
- everyone (is) aboard!: a signal to the driver or pilot that the trip may begin