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disembark

[dis-em-bahrk] /ˌdɪs ɛmˈbɑrk/
verb (used without object)
1.
to go ashore from a ship.
2.
to leave an aircraft or other vehicle.
verb (used with object)
3.
to remove or unload (cargo or passengers) from a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
Origin
1575-1585
1575-85; < Middle French desembarquer, equivalent to des- dis-1 + embarquer to embark
Related forms
disembarkation
[dis-em-bahr-key-shuh n] /dɪsˌɛm bɑrˈkeɪ ʃən/ (Show IPA),
disembarkment, noun
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  • With samples safely stored, bags re-packed and the vans closed up, the science party disembarked.
  • Reaching the headwaters, the soldiers disembarked and marched either along the river or on the canyon rim overlooking it.
  • We disembarked and hired a long-tail boat to take us snorkeling.
  • And they moored her high out in the shore water, and themselves disembarked.
  • We disembarked, and were halted in line between the buildings and the river.
  • However, the cruise lines have a corner on the market once tourists have disembarked.
  • He disembarked, walked to the back of the bus, and began installing tire chains.
British Dictionary definitions for disembarked

disembark

/ˌdɪsɪmˈbɑːk/
verb
1.
to land or cause to land from a ship, aircraft, etc: several passengers disembarked, we will disembark the passengers
Derived Forms
disembarkation (dɪsˌɛmbɑːˈkeɪʃən), disembarkment, noun
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Word Origin and History for disembarked

disembark

v.

1580s, from Middle French desembarquer, from des- (see dis-) + embarquer (see embark). Related: Disembarkation; disembarked; disembarking.

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