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take 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.
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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.
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SF--A "sidequel" to Carey's best-selling The Girl With all the Gifts--considered to be one of the best zombie novels--this story takes us aboard an armored laboratory on a desperate mission to find a cure for the zombie plague.
With the same kind of detail Sebastian Junger uses in "The Perfect Storm," she takes us aboard the 62-foot fishing boat Sanak to recount the crew's final desperate moments before it runs aground in 1983 (my favorite chapter); travels to China to try to find which ship might have unleashed the Reebok she found in 2000; goes to Washington's San Juan Islands to track the mystery of a minke whale that washes ashore in 2004; and more.
Arnold takes us aboard his truck for a tour of the farm, where he and his son, Doug, grow a variety of crops--oats, barley, spring wheat, Canadian Prairie Spring, spelt, kamut, rye- and raise a certified organic herd of more than 100 heads of cattle.