Origin of disembarkFrench désembarquer: see dis- and embark
A woman disembarks a plane.
When you get off of a plane, this is an example of a time when you disembark.
verbdis·em·barked, dis·em·bark·ing, dis·em·barks
Origin of disembarkProbably obsolete French desembarquer des- dis- embarquer to embark ; see embark.
(third-person singular simple present disembarks, present participle disembarking, simple past and past participle disembarked)
- If you're on an outer ship, you may have to walk through two, three, four or more vessels to embark and disembark.
- Reasonable expectations about a cruise ship's liability, safe behavior on board to avoid dangerous situations, and a flexible attitude can help passengers enjoy their getaway without needing to consider litigation when they disembark.
- A guide will greet you as you disembark from your ferry from Fisherman's Wharf and show you some of the sites on the grounds, like the lighthouse, the power plant and the infamous guard tower.
- However, if you'd like to embark and disembark in California or Canada and you don't mind taking an extended trip with stops at multiple Hawaiian ports, then consider taking a longer cruise.
- The descendants of the original crew will reach the star system, and disembark to begin their new lives back on a planet again, always assuming that they survived the trip.