I. verb Etymology: French debarquer, from de- + barque bark (ship) Date: 1654 disembarkdebarkation noun II. transitive verb Date: 1742 to remove bark from • debarker noun

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  • Debark — De bark , v. t. & i. [imp. & p. p. {Debarked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Debarking}.] [F. d[ e]barquer; pref. d[ e] (L. dis ) + barque. See {Bark} the vessel, and cf. {Disbark}.] To go ashore from a ship or boat; to disembark; to put ashore. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • debark — (v.) 1650s, from Fr. débarquer (16c.), from de (O.Fr. des ; see DIS (Cf. dis )) + barque bark (see BARK (Cf. bark) (n.2)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • debark — ► VERB ▪ leave a ship or aircraft. ORIGIN French débarquer …   English terms dictionary

  • debark — [dē bärk′] vt., vi. [Fr débarquer: see DE & BARK3] to unload from or leave a ship or aircraft debarkation [dē΄bär kā′shən] n …   English World dictionary

  • Debark' — Original name in latin Debark’ Name in other language Dabark , Dabarq, Dabrk’, Dabrq, Davark, Debarec, Debarech, Debarek, Debark , Debark’, Devark, Dibark State code ET Continent/City Africa/Addis Ababa longitude 13.15611 latitude 37.89806… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • debark — de|bark [dıˈba:k US ˈba:rk] v [I] to ↑disembark (=get off a ship) debark from ▪ I remember how glad I felt debarking from a ship in Bremerhaven after six days on the ocean …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • debark — debark1 debarkation /dee bahr kay sheuhn/, n. /di bahrk /, v.t., v.i. to disembark. [1645 55; < F débarquer, equiv. to dé DIS 1 + barque BARK3 + er inf. suffix] debark2 debarker, n …   Universalium

  • debark — verb a) To unload goods from an aircraft or ship. b) To disembark …   Wiktionary

  • debark — (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To come ashore from a seacraft: disembark, land. See MOVE …   English dictionary for students

  • debark — de·bark || dɪ bɑːk v. disembark, go ashore (from a boat); leave a plane; land; remove the bark from a tree …   English contemporary dictionary

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