debark


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de·bark 1

 (dĭ-bärk′)
v. de·barked, de·bark·ing, de·barks
v.tr.
To unload, as from a ship or airplane.
v.intr.
To disembark.

[French débarquer : dé-, from (from Old French de-; see de-) + barque, ship (from Old French; see bark3).]

de′bar·ka′tion (dē′bär-kā′shən) n.

de·bark 2

 (dē′bärk′)
tr.v. de·barked, de·bark·ing, de·barks
To surgically alter the vocal cords of (a dog) so as to reduce its ability to bark.

[de- + bark.]

de·bark 3

 (dē′bärk′)
tr.v. de·barked, de·bark·ing, de·barks
To remove bark from.

[de- + bark.]

de′bark′er n.

debark

(dɪˈbɑːk)
vb
a less common word for disembark
[C17: from French débarquer, from dé- dis1 + barque barque]
debarkation n

debark

(diːˈbɑːk)
vb
(Forestry) (tr) to remove the bark from (a tree)
[C18: from de- + bark2]

de•bark

(dɪˈbɑrk)

v.i., v.t.
to disembark.
[1645–55; < French débarquer=dé- dis-1 + -barquer, derivative of barque bark3]
de`bar•ka′tion, n.

debark


Past participle: debarked
Gerund: debarking

Imperative
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Present
I debark
you debark
he/she/it debarks
we debark
you debark
they debark
Preterite
I debarked
you debarked
he/she/it debarked
we debarked
you debarked
they debarked
Present Continuous
I am debarking
you are debarking
he/she/it is debarking
we are debarking
you are debarking
they are debarking
Present Perfect
I have debarked
you have debarked
he/she/it has debarked
we have debarked
you have debarked
they have debarked
Past Continuous
I was debarking
you were debarking
he/she/it was debarking
we were debarking
you were debarking
they were debarking
Past Perfect
I had debarked
you had debarked
he/she/it had debarked
we had debarked
you had debarked
they had debarked
Future
I will debark
you will debark
he/she/it will debark
we will debark
you will debark
they will debark
Future Perfect
I will have debarked
you will have debarked
he/she/it will have debarked
we will have debarked
you will have debarked
they will have debarked
Future Continuous
I will be debarking
you will be debarking
he/she/it will be debarking
we will be debarking
you will be debarking
they will be debarking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been debarking
you have been debarking
he/she/it has been debarking
we have been debarking
you have been debarking
they have been debarking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been debarking
you will have been debarking
he/she/it will have been debarking
we will have been debarking
you will have been debarking
they will have been debarking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been debarking
you had been debarking
he/she/it had been debarking
we had been debarking
you had been debarking
they had been debarking
Conditional
I would debark
you would debark
he/she/it would debark
we would debark
you would debark
they would debark
Past Conditional
I would have debarked
you would have debarked
he/she/it would have debarked
we would have debarked
you would have debarked
they would have debarked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.debark - go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"
land, set down - reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"

debark

verb
To come ashore from a seacraft:
Translations

debark

[dɪˈbɑːk] VI (US) → desembarcar

debark

visich ausschiffen, an Land gehen
vtausschiffen; troopslanden
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