- To disembark is defined as a person or cargo to get off of a boat, aircraft or other form of transportation.
When you get off of a plane, this is an example of a time when you disembark.
A woman disembarks a plane.
disembark definition by Webster's New World
Origin: French désembarquer: see dis- and amp; embark
- disembarkation noun
disembark definition by American Heritage Dictionary
verb dis·em·barked, dis·em·bark·ing, dis·em·barks verb, intransitive
- To go ashore from a ship.
- To leave a vehicle or aircraft.
Origin: Probably obsolete French desembarquer : des-, dis- + embarquer, to embark; see embark.
- dis·emˌbar·kaˈtion noun