AskDefine | Define disembark

Dictionary Definition

disembark v : go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton" [syn: debark, set down] [ant: embark]

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  • /ˌdɪs.ɪmˈbɑː(r)k/
  • Rhymes with: -ɑː(r)k


  1. To remove from on board a vessel; to put on shore; to land; to debark.
    The general disembarked the troops.
  2. To go ashore out of a ship or boat; to leave a train or airplane; to debark.


"disembarkation" The act of disembarking "prepare for disembarkation"


Synonyms, Antonyms 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 landfall, make land, make port, moor, put in, put into port, reach land, tie up, unboat
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