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dis- +‎ embark



disembark (third-person singular simple present disembarks, present participle disembarking, simple past and past participle disembarked)

  1. (transitive) To remove from on board a vessel; to put on shore
    The general disembarked the troops.
    Synonyms: land, debark
    • 1604, William Shakespeare, Othello
      Go to the bay, and disembark my coffers.
  2. To go ashore out of a ship or boat; to leave a train or airplane
    Synonym: debark


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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for disembark in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)