disembark

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verb dis·em·bark \ˌdis-əm-ˈbärk\

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

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


First Known Use: 1582


DISEMBARK Defined for English Language Learners

disembark

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verb dis·em·bark \ˌdis-əm-ˈbärk\

Definition of disembark for English Language Learners

  • : to leave a ship or airplane

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


DISEMBARK Defined for Kids

disembark

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verb dis·em·bark \ˌdi-səm-ˈbärk\

Definition of disembark for Students

disembarked

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disembarking

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



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