disembark

Definitions

  • I proceeded to disembark, a-follered by the forms of my Josiah and Miss Plank
    I proceeded to disembark, a-follered by the forms of my Josiah and Miss Plank
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v disembark go ashore "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

TROOP TRANSPORTS DISEMBARKING AT THE LANDING-STAGE, LIVERPOOL TROOP TRANSPORTS DISEMBARKING AT THE LANDING-STAGE, LIVERPOOL

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. i Disembark To go ashore out of a ship or boat; to leave a ship; to debark. "And, making fast their moorings, disembarked ."
    • v. t Disembark 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."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • disembark To debark; remove from on board a ship to the land; unload; put on shore; land: as, the general disembarked the troops at sunrise.
    • disembark To land from a ship; go on shore, as at the end of a voyage.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Disembark dis-em-bärk′ to land persons, troops, &c.: to take out of a ship
    • v.i Disembark to quit a ship: to land
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Pref. dis-, + embark,: cf. F. désembarquer,

Usage

In literature:

The work of disembarking had gone on successfully, and already about six thousand men were on shore.
"The Colored Regulars in the United States Army" by T. G. Steward
He therefore sent men to forbid them either to return to him or to disembark from their ships.
"History of the Wars, Books III and IV (of 8)" by Procopius
I prohibit you from disembarking.
"Biographies of Distinguished Scientific Men" by Francois Arago
On the 19th, at 7 A.M., the troops disembarked.
"The Life of Nelson, Vol. I (of 2)" by A. T. (Alfred Thayer) Mahan
Next morning the Battalion disembarked at Le Havre and marched to a camp at Sanvic.
"The Story of the "9th King's" in France" by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
Savary had preceded him in order to surprise a new disembarkation announced by Querelle.
"The House of the Combrays" by G. le Notre
Some days afterwards all the French who were waiting in St. Mary's Bay disembarked on the island.
"The Makers of Canada: Champlain" by N. E. Dionne
A boat with chairs in it came for us and we disembarked.
"The Luck of Thirteen" by Jan Gordon
They reached the region of Coptos safe and sound, and disembarked there in peace with their riches.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 5 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
McLeod ordered the convoy of boats to stop and the Colonists to disembark.
"The Romantic Settlement of Lord Selkirk's Colonists" by George Bryce
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In poetry:

For he still thinks of that pretty Chilean
That he should have left behind on disembarking at Luango...
— It’s true that she said to him ‘Paul I love you’,
Aboard the City of Pernambuco.
"West Africa" by Henry Jean-Marie Levet
My native city rose from sea,
Its littered frontiers wet and dark.
Time came too soon to disembark
And rain like buckshot sprayed my head.
My dreams, I thought, lacked dignity.
So I got drunk and went to bed.
"Gone Away" by Dominic Frank Moraes

In news:

MLive File Photo A pack of Air National Guard sman disembark from a US Air Force transport plane in Battle Creek.
Situated at the tip of the Market, steps away from the cruise ship disembarkation point, Tabbuli Grill is designed to be a tourist magnet.
The paradoxical reality of life in the world's fifth- largest financial center is still something of a secret—at least to the majority of the one million passengers who disembark every year from the giant cruise ships in George Town Harbour.
Disembark But Never Disconnect.
Our daily plan and disembarkation schedule announced that we would be going ashore at Cape Dezhnev.
This lithograph from early in the Civil War shows Union troops disembarking onto a wharf and drilling on the beach at Fort Monroe.
He rarely needs to disembark from the high-tech cab of his massive green truck as it lumbers along Victory Drive, part of his pre-dawn route.
Pres­i­dent Barack Obama greets sup­port­ers after dis­em­bark­ing Air Force One at Boe­ing Field Sun­day, Sept 25, 2011, in Seat­tle.
They came from New York City or Boston, taking the train to the Red Lion Inn where they would disembark with their flotillas of luggage and fleets of servants.
President Barack Obama disembarked from Marine One at 12:25 pm wearing khaki pants, a blue windbreaker and brown hiking boots.
Four border patrol officers descended on the funnywoman as she disembarked from a fishing boat on the Swale Estuary near Kent, England after they received a tip-off regarding a suspicious group of people.
(CBS/AP) Passengers aboard a Chicago-bound flight from Detroit were reportedly kept from disembarking for three hours because a female passenger was suspected to have monkeypox.
Passengers could disembark at the south end of the building next to the rail and walk on the porch to the door.
Regent Seven Sea Cruises Disembarkation Ports.
Royal Caribbean Disembarkation Ports.
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In science:

This domain has actions to embark and disembark passengers onto aircraft that can fly at two alternative speeds between locations.
The 3rd International Planning Competition: Results and Analysis
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