from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. On board a ship, train, aircraft, or other passenger vehicle.
- adv. At the side; alongside.
- adv. In or into a group, organization, or business: brought aboard two new designers.
- adv. Baseball On base.
- prep. On board of; on; in.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. On board; into or within a ship or boat; hence, into or within a railway car.
- adv. Alongside.
- prep. On board of.
- prep. Across; athwart.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- On the deck or in the hold of a ship or vessel; into or upon a vessel.
- Alongside; by the side; on one side.
- On board; into.
- Upon; across; athwart.
- n. Approach. Also spelled abord.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. part of a group
- adv. on a ship, train, plane or other vehicle
- adv. on first or second or third base
- adv. side by side
Middle English abord : a-, on; see a-2 + bord, ship (from Old English bord).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)