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Aboard vs. Boarding

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  • Aboard (adverb)

    On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car. First attested from around (1350 to 1470).page=6

    "We all climbed aboard."

  • Aboard (adverb)

    On or onto a horse, a camel, etc. First attested in the late 19th century.

    "To sling a saddle aboard."

  • Aboard (adverb)

    On base. First attested in the mid 20th century.

    "He doubled with two men aboard, scoring them both."

  • Aboard (adverb)

    Into a team, group, or company. First attested in the mid 20th century.

    "The office manager welcomed him aboard."

  • Aboard (adverb)

    Alongside. First attested from around (1350 to 1470).

    "The ships came close aboard to pass messages."

    "The captain laid his ship aboard the enemy's ship."

  • Aboard (preposition)

    On board of; onto or into a ship, boat, train, plane. First attested around 1350 to 1470.

    "We all went aboard the ship."

  • Aboard (preposition)

    Onto a horse. First attested in the mid 20th century.

  • Aboard (preposition)

    Across; athwart; alongside. Attested from the early 16th century until the late 17th century.

  • Boarding (verb)

    present participle of board

  • Boarding (noun)

    the act of people getting aboard a ship or aircraft; embarkation

  • Boarding (noun)

    the act of a sailor or boarding party attacking an enemy ship by boarding it

  • Boarding (noun)

    a structure made of boards

  • Boarding (noun)

    riding a skateboard

  • Boarding (noun)

    a penalty called for pushing into the boards

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  • Aboard (adverb)

    On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.

  • Aboard (adverb)

    Alongside; as, close aboard.

  • Aboard (preposition)

    On board of; as, to go aboard a ship.

  • Aboard (preposition)

    Across; athwart.

  • Boarding (noun)

    The act of entering a ship, whether with a hostile or a friendly purpose.

  • Boarding (noun)

    The act of covering with boards; also, boards, collectively; or a covering made of boards.

  • Boarding (noun)

    The act of supplying, or the state of being supplied, with regular or specified meals, or with meals and lodgings, for pay.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Aboard (adverb)

    on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle

  • Aboard (adverb)

    on first or second or third base;

    "Their second homer with Bob Allison aboard"

  • Aboard (adverb)

    side by side;

    "anchored close aboard another ship"

  • Aboard (adverb)

    part of a group;

    "Bill's been aboard for three years now"

  • Boarding (noun)

    the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft

  • Boarding (noun)

    a structure of boards

Princeton's WordNet

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