Disembark vs. Deboard

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  • Disembark

    Disembarkation or debarcation is the process of leaving a ship or aircraft, or removing goods from a ship or aircraft. (debark: from the French des meaning “from”, and, barque, meaning “small ship”).

  • Disembark (verb)

    To remove from on board a vessel; to put on shore

    “The general disembarked the troops.”


  • Disembark (verb)

    To go ashore out of a ship or boat; to leave a train or airplane


  • Deboard (verb)

    To exit a form of transportation such as a boat, ship, airplane, trolley, streetcar or spaceship.

    “President Ford fell as he deboarded Air Force One.”

    “He was detained late Tuesday after deboarding a British Airways flight from London.”

  • Deboard (verb)

    To get off (a train, aeroplane, etc.); to disembark from.

  • Deboard (verb)

    To get off a train, aeroplane, etc.; to disembark.

  • Deboard (verb)

    To remove from a train, aeroplane, etc.; to allow (passengers) to disembark.

Oxford Dictionary

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