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To board a ship or boat. Once the boat docks, you can come aboard.
1. To bring or load someone or something on board a ship, train, airplane, etc. A noun or pronoun can be used between "take" and "aboard." The captain was arrested for taking aboard drugs hidden in large shipments of grain. An air marshal took the prisoner aboard the airplane to ensure she reached her destination.
2. To acknowledge, accept, and consider implementing a certain perspective, viewpoint, or piece of information. A noun or pronoun can be used between "take" and "aboard." You really ought to take aboard the boss's advice. Thanks, I'll be sure to take your recommendations aboard.
To board a mode of transportation, such as a plane, train, or boat. Yeah, we've gotten aboard the plane, but we're just sitting at the gate right now.
come aboardand go aboard
to get onto a boat or ship. Please come aboard. We are shoving off now. Please ask everyone to go aboard.
get aboard something
to get onto a ship, a train, or an airplane. What time should we get aboard the ship? Everyone can get aboard at noon.
take someone or something aboard
to load someone or something onto a ship. The ship was in its berth, taking passengers aboard. The ship took many tons of cargo aboard.
Fig. Welcome to employment at our company. (See also on board. Invariably said in greeting to a new employee.) Glad to meet you. Welcome aboard.