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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.
See also: aboard, take

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.
See also: aboard, take
References in classic literature ?
They cruised along the shore, but in the wrong direction, and shortly our own boat issued from the gloom and took us aboard. They had heard our signal on the ship.
"In the days before 9-11, my dad took us aboard docked DC9s.