Disembark

  • 1disembark — 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 …

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  • 2Disembark — 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… …

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  • 3Disembark — 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] …

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  • 4disembark — index alight Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5disembark — 1580s, from M.Fr. desembarquer, from des (see DIS (Cf. dis )) + embarquer (see EMBARK (Cf. embark)). Related: Disembarkation; disembarked; disembarking …

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  • 6disembark — [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 …

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  • 7disembark — ► VERB ▪ leave a ship, aircraft, or train. DERIVATIVES disembarkation noun …

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  • 8disembark — [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 …

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  • 9disembark — v. (D; intr.) to disembark from * * * [ˌdɪsɪm bɑːk] (D; intr.) to disembark from …

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  • 10disembark — 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… …

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  • 11disembark — verb Disembark is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑passenger …

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  • 12disembark — [[t]dɪ̱sɪmbɑ͟ː(r)k[/t]] disembarks, disembarking, disembarked VERB When passengers disembark from a ship, aeroplane, or bus, they leave it at the end of their journey. [FORMAL] I looked towards the plane. Six passengers had already disembarked.… …

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  • 13disembark — verb passengers are asked to disembark in single file Syn: get off, step off, leave, pile out; go ashore, debark, detrain, deplane; land, arrive, alight …

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  • 14disembark — verb Etymology: Middle French desembarquer, from des dis + embarquer to embark Date: 1582 transitive verb to remove to shore from a ship intransitive verb 1. to go ashore out of a ship 2. to get out of a vehicle or craft • disembarkation …

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  • 15disembark — disembarkation /dis em bahr kay sheuhn/, disembarkment, n. /dis em bahrk /, v.i. 1. to go ashore from a ship. 2. to leave an aircraft or other vehicle. v.t. 3. to remove or unload (cargo or passengers) from a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.… …

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  • 16disembark — verb /ˌdɪs.ɪmˈbɑː(r)k/ a) To remove from on board a vessel; to put on shore; to land; to debark. The general disembarked the troops. b) To go ashore out of a …

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  • 17disembark — Synonyms and related words: alight, anchor, cast anchor, come to anchor, come to land, debark, debus, deplane, detrain, disemplane, dock, drop anchor, drop the hook, go ashore, kedge, kedge off, land, lash, lash and tie, lay anchor, leave, make a …

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  • 18disembark — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. land; deplane, detrain, etc. See arrival. Ant., embark, board. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. arrive, debark, deplane; see land 3 . III (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb To come ashore from a seacraft: debark,… …

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  • 19disembark — dis|em|bark [ˌdısımˈba:k US a:rk] v 1.) to get off a ship or aircraft ≠ ↑embark 2.) [T] to put people or goods onto the shore from a ship >disembarkation [ˌdısemba:ˈkeıʃən US ba:r ][i] n [U] …

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  • 20disembark — dis|em|bark [ ,dısım bark ] verb intransitive FORMAL to get off a ship or airplane ╾ dis|em|bar|ka|tion [ ,dısembar keıʃn ] noun uncount …

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