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aboard

a·board

aboard

 
 
pronunciation:
bord
parts of speech:
adverb, preposition
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part of speech: adverb
definition: on or into a ship, plane, train, or the like; on board.
The ship sails at two o'clock, so all passengers must be aboard by then.
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: on board of; on; in; into.
The prisoners were taken aboard the ship.You must get aboard the train now, or it will leave without you.
Word Parts
The word aboard contains the following part:
a-2 Old English prefix that means on
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