English to Afrikaans Meaning :: overboard

Overboard :
oorboord
- oorboord
 

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Adverb(1) to extremes(2) from on board a vessel into the water

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(1) Three of these massive steel containers were lost overboard in the water of Man last November and only one has been recovered.(2) He was eventually washed overboard and made it first to a raft, then to a collapsible boat before rescue.(3) I fell overboard and emerged from the water some 300 yards further down the weir.(4) He was seen tossing deckchairs into the water to give people who had already jumped overboard something to cling to.(5) Peering overboard , I see twisting whirlpools and black, churning water.(6) The yacht was suddenly engulfed by a huge wave while Mr Cammish was preparing the tow and he was washed overboard .(7) Most of the 25 crew jumped overboard when the blast happened, and only one was injured.(8) Aft of the galley is a head with an integral shower with sump to discharge shower water overboard .(9) the severe storm washed a man overboard(10) She tossed the small plastic cards overboard and watched them sail into the water.(11) He is presumed to have fallen overboard and drowned, but his body has not been found.(12) Soon however, the whales realised the sailors had jumped overboard and were swimming to the safety of shore.(13) If she falls overboard , she has a transmitter fitted to her belt that can send a signal to release a liferaft from B&Q.(14) The boat's French skipper was still missing last night and is believed to have been washed overboard on Friday.(15) The crew of a sailing ship have escaped prosecution after a man fell overboard from their vessel and died.(16) Then the trap is shut and Mark waits as Gerry repositions the boat and gives him the signal to drop it overboard .
Related Words
(1) go overboard ::
gaan oorboord
Synonyms
M
1. aboard ::
aanboord
2. overboard ::
oorboord
3. abandon ::
verlaat
4. discontinue ::
staak
5. discard ::
weggooi
7. renounce ::
verwerp
Different Forms
overboard
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