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We disembark at the next port.
  to get off a ship or other passenger vehicle
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disembark disembarked disembarking disembarkation
Strongly Associated with:   embark
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  • We disembark at the next port.
  • The President saluted as he disembarked Air Force One.
  • At last the boat stopped at a small town, and Legree, with his party, disembarked.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • Whoever had flown the ship had already disembarked, because Mark could faintly hear voices over the noises, then the sound of the round door being opened.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order

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  • Nico convinced them to disembark.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Trials of Apollo
  • With dismay, Kit saw the captain’s wife among the passengers preparing to disembark.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • Eyewitnesses later filled in what I could not see: parents’ cameras flashing, floodlights making a second day as the gorgeous couples disembark from limos and borrowed convertibles and promenade to the festive courts.
    Jerry Spinelli  --  Stargirl
  • Finally, the train stopped moving and everyone disembarked.
    Pam Munoz Ryan  --  Esperanza Rising
  • When we disembark, you will stand in a straight line.
    Christina Baker Kline  --  Orphan Train
  • From Schulpforta they ride a train through Leipzig and disembark at a switching station west of Lodz.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See

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  • We disembark and enter the dark house.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • The waterfront was awash in red now as boatloads of soldiers disembarked.
    Laurie Halse Anderson  --  Chains
  • After all, the three children had just disembarked from the Fickle Ferry, which had driven them across Lake Lachrymose to live with their Aunt Josephine, and in most cases such a situation would lead to thrillingly good times.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Wide Window
  • We sailed down half the length of the loch before disembarking for a late lunch.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • At the hotel, they disembarked, more or less wordlessly, and Alan was back in his room, alone, by seven.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • I look at the blanked-out faces of the other passengers — hoisting their briefcases, their backpacks, shuffling to disembark —and I think of what Hobie said: beauty alters the grain of reality.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • The white YMCA bus arrived on time, and to Luma’s relief, a full roster of players disembarked and jogged onto the field.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • It was a quick flight to Detroit, where the little electric car met us as we disembarked and drove us to the gate for Amsterdam.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • It was plainly imperative we all got damn good at this, since SEALs use such nets to board and disembark submarines and ships and to get in and out of inflatable boats.
    Marcus Luttrell  --  Lone Survivor
  • At last the boat stopped at a small town, and Legree, with his party, disembarked.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • People were disembarking; they could see their silhouettes passing the lights in the ship’s portholes.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Anyway, the boy had become happy in his work, and thought all the time about the day when he would disembark at Tarifa as a winner.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • At the; end of the third day, some miles up the river, they drew in to the left or western bank and disembarked.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • Keane and Rossiter disembarked at Memphis to look for their commanders.
    Toni Morrison  --  Beloved
  • She brought an unusual number of passengers, some of whom remained on deck to scan the picturesque panorama of the town, while the greater part disembarked in the boats, and landed on the quay.
    Jules Verne  --  Around the World in 80 Days
  • —I pry’thee, good Iago, Go to the bay and disembark my coffers: Bring thou the master to the citadel; He is a good one, and his worthiness Does challenge much respect.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • Return to the ship and have everyone disembark; the Varden are sending us food and shelter.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • After a couple of days’ travel, we disembark inside one of the mountain tunnels leading to the Capitol, and make the rest of the six-hour trek on foot, taking care to step only on a glowing green paint line that marks safe passage to the air above.
    Suzanne Collins  --  Mockingjay
  • When the train finally chugs to a stop and sighs, Kinko and Queenie disembark with the usual clap-clap and flying leap.
    Sara Gruen  --  Water for Elephants
  • "I than you, my benefactor," spoke Siddhartha, disembarking on the other side of the river.
    Hermann Hesse  --  Siddhartha
  • The dead began to disembark.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lightning Thief
  • Part of the distance they rode in the car, and after disembarking, passed the Pontellier mansion, which looked broken and half torn asunder.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • Let me disembark with my men.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • We disembarked, and thinking it best to abide by the Canadian’s instincts, we followed Ned Land, whose long legs threatened to outpace us.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • The boat shot out of the harbor like a bird and the next morning Franz disembarked at Porto-Ferrajo.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • When he returned to the bar Paul had arrived—in his custom-built motor, from which he had disembarked correctly at the Boulevard des Capucines.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Tender is the Night
  • Bow-stones were dropped, and they tied up astern, and all stepped out into the wash and ebb, then disembarked their cattle for the Archer, and Khryseis, from the deepsea ship.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • Tom disembarked, and he and his gallant procession crossed Cheapside and made a short march through the Old Jewry and Basinghall Street to the Guildhall.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • But as I recall, I did not actually disembark again until I was quite near Salisbury.
    Kazuo Ishiguro  --  The Remains of the Day
  • He was harsh for a time towards the former, because, holding a command in Provence at the epoch of the disembarkation at Cannes, the general had put himself at the head of twelve hundred men and had pursued the Emperor as though the latter had been a person whom one is desirous of allowing to escape.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • Which is why I have asked for all of you to disembark.
    Kenneth Oppel  --  Airborn
  • He continued to wait, not taking his eyes off the launch that carried ashore the few passengers who had decided to disembark despite the storm.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • "Ah! good heavens!" said an old woman among the spectators, "and that besides our having had a considerable pestilence last year, and that they say that the English are going to disembark in a company at Harfleur."
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • It was hard to tell, since he was talking to his dad again as he pulled up in front of Perkins Day, and Gervais and I extracted ourselves to disembark.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Lock and Key
  • It had been intentionally left as much as possible out of sight and was tied to one of the stakes of a fence that came, just there, down to the brink and that had been an assistance to disembarking.
    Henry James  --  The Turn of the Screw
  • As the train slows to a halt she stands, ready to disembark.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • He disembarked at Forty-third Street and strolled to the Biltmore bar.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  This Side of Paradise
  • Finally, he disembarked, walking two blocks to the corner of XXI and Tunti.
    Junot Diaz  --  Drown
  • These skills would coalesce around the concept of amphibious warfare: troops disembarking from large ships, speeding toward enemy beaches under heavy fire, and charging ahead to enemy-held islands.
    James Bradley  --  Flags of Our Fathers
  • Go on before; I shall enquire you forth: I must unto the road to disembark Some necessaries that I needs must use; And then I’ll presently attend you.
    William Shakespeare  --  The Two Gentlemen of Verona
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