disembark 1580s, from M.Fr. desembarquer, from des- (see DIS- (Cf. dis-)) + embarquer (see EMBARK (Cf. embark)). Related: Disembarkation; disembarked; disembarking.

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  • disembark — dis‧em‧bark [ˌdɪsmˈbɑːk ǁ ɑːrk] verb 1. [intransitive] TRAVEL to get off a ship or plane: • We took our luggage down to the lower deck, eager to disembark. 2. [transitive] TRANSPORT to put people or goods onto land from a ship or plane …   Financial and business terms

  • Disembark — Dis em*bark , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Disembarked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Disembarking}.] [Pref. dis + embark: cf. F. d[ e]sembarquer.] To remove from on board a vessel; to put on shore; to land; to debark; as, the general disembarked the troops. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Disembark — Dis em*bark , v. i. To go ashore out of a ship or boat; to leave a ship; to debark. [1913 Webster] And, making fast their moorings, disembarked. Cowper. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disembark — index alight Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • disembark — [v] get off transportation alight, anchor, arrive, come ashore, debark, deplane, detrain, dismount, go ashore, land, put in, step out of; concept 159 Ant. embark, get on, leave …   New thesaurus

  • disembark — ► VERB ▪ leave a ship, aircraft, or train. DERIVATIVES disembarkation noun …   English terms dictionary

  • disembark — [dis΄im bärk′, dis′im bark΄] vt. [Fr désembarquer: see DIS & EMBARK] to unload (passengers or goods) from a ship, aircraft, etc. vi. to go ashore from a ship or leave an aircraft or other means of transportation disembarkation [dis΄em bär kā′shən …   English World dictionary

  • disembark — v. (D; intr.) to disembark from * * * [ˌdɪsɪm bɑːk] (D; intr.) to disembark from …   Combinatory dictionary

  • disembark — UK [ˌdɪsɪmˈbɑː(r)k] / US [ˌdɪsɪmˈbɑrk] verb [intransitive] Word forms disembark : present tense I/you/we/they disembark he/she/it disembarks present participle disembarking past tense disembarked past participle disembarked formal to get off a… …   English dictionary

  • disembark — verb Disembark is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑passenger …   Collocations dictionary

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