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Meaning of DISEMBARK

Pronunciation:  `disem'bârk

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"
 

DISEMBARK is a 9 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: debark, set down
 
 Antonyms: embark, ship
 
 See Also: land

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \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.
    
    
    
       Go to the bay, and disembark my coffers.    --Shak.
    
    
  2. \Dis`em*bark"\, v. i.
    To go ashore out of a ship or boat; to leave a ship; to
    debark.
    
          And, making fast their moorings, disembarked. --Cowper.
    
    
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: 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 landfall, make land, make port, moor, put in, put into port, reach land, tie up, unboat
 

 

 

 

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