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disembark

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verb dis·em·bark \ˌdis-əm-ˈbärk\

Simple Definition of disembark

  • : to leave a ship or airplane

  • : to remove (something or someone) from a ship or airplane

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of disembark

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to remove to shore from a ship

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to go ashore out of a ship

  5. 2 :  to get out of a vehicle or craft

disembarkation

play \(ˌ)dis-ˌem-ˌbär-ˈkā-shən, -bər-\ noun

Examples of disembark in a sentence

  1. The plane's crew members were the last ones to disembark.

  2. <the cruise passengers disembarked as soon as they got to the terminal in Miami>



Origin and Etymology of disembark

Middle French desembarquer, from des- dis- + embarquer to embark


First Known Use: 1582

Rhymes with disembark

accent mark, acritarch, antiquark, cutty sark, deutsche mark, double-park, great white shark, hierarch, Joan of Arc, make one's mark, matriarch, meadowlark, metalmark, minipark, oligarch, paperbark, patriarch, Plimsoll mark, question mark, service mark, stringybark, telemark, thresher shark, tiger shark, trierarch, watermark, water park


DISEMBARK Defined for Kids

disembark

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verb dis·em·bark \ˌdi-səm-ˈbärk\

Definition of disembark for Students

disembarked

disembarking

  1. :  to leave or remove from a ship or airplane





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