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de·bouch

 (dĭ-bouch′, -bo͞osh′)
v. de·bouched, de·bouch·ing, de·bouch·es
v.intr.
1. To march from a narrow or confined area into the open.
2. To emerge; issue: "His companions still lay in the bed of the ravine, through which the smaller stream debouched" (James Fenimore Cooper).
v.tr.
To cause to emerge or issue.

[French déboucher : dé-, out of (from Old French des-; see de-) + bouche, mouth (from Latin bucca, cheek, mouth).]

debouch

(dɪˈbaʊtʃ)
vb
1. (Military) (intr) (esp of troops) to move into a more open space, as from a narrow or concealed place
2. (Physical Geography) (intr) (of a river, glacier, etc) to flow from a valley into a larger area or body
n
(Fortifications) fortifications Also called: débouché an outlet or passage, as for the exit of troops
[C18: from French déboucher, from dé- dis1 + bouche mouth, from Latin bucca cheek]

de•bouch

(dɪˈbaʊtʃ; esp. for 2 -ˈbuʃ)

v.i.
1. to emerge; issue.
2. to march out from a narrow or confined place into open country, as a body of troops.
[1655–65; < French déboucher=dé- dis-1 + -boucher, v. derivative of bouche mouth < Latin bucca cheek, jaw]
de•bouch′ment, n.

debouch


Past participle: debouched
Gerund: debouching

Imperative
debouch
debouch
Present
I debouch
you debouch
he/she/it debouches
we debouch
you debouch
they debouch
Preterite
I debouched
you debouched
he/she/it debouched
we debouched
you debouched
they debouched
Present Continuous
I am debouching
you are debouching
he/she/it is debouching
we are debouching
you are debouching
they are debouching
Present Perfect
I have debouched
you have debouched
he/she/it has debouched
we have debouched
you have debouched
they have debouched
Past Continuous
I was debouching
you were debouching
he/she/it was debouching
we were debouching
you were debouching
they were debouching
Past Perfect
I had debouched
you had debouched
he/she/it had debouched
we had debouched
you had debouched
they had debouched
Future
I will debouch
you will debouch
he/she/it will debouch
we will debouch
you will debouch
they will debouch
Future Perfect
I will have debouched
you will have debouched
he/she/it will have debouched
we will have debouched
you will have debouched
they will have debouched
Future Continuous
I will be debouching
you will be debouching
he/she/it will be debouching
we will be debouching
you will be debouching
they will be debouching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been debouching
you have been debouching
he/she/it has been debouching
we have been debouching
you have been debouching
they have been debouching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been debouching
you will have been debouching
he/she/it will have been debouching
we will have been debouching
you will have been debouching
they will have been debouching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been debouching
you had been debouching
he/she/it had been debouching
we had been debouching
you had been debouching
they had been debouching
Conditional
I would debouch
you would debouch
he/she/it would debouch
we would debouch
you would debouch
they would debouch
Past Conditional
I would have debouched
you would have debouched
he/she/it would have debouched
we would have debouched
you would have debouched
they would have debouched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.debouch - march out (as from a defile) into open grounddebouch - march out (as from a defile) into open ground; "The regiments debouched from the valley"
march, process - march in a procession; "They processed into the dining room"
2.debouch - pass out or emerge; especially of rivers; "The tributary debouched into the big river"
egress, come forth, emerge, go forth, come out, issue - come out of; "Water issued from the hole in the wall"; "The words seemed to come out by themselves"
Translations

debouch

[dɪˈbaʊtʃ] VI (frm) to debouch into [river] → desembocar en

debouch

vi (troops)hervorbrechen, debouchieren (old); (river)münden, sich ergießen
References in classic literature ?
The regiments destined for the expedition began to debouch from the city.
Though, as discussed earlier, Firmin's understanding of the nation implicitly integrates the views of Fichte and of the thinkers of the era of the rise of the nation-state in general, and even partially the ideas of his ideological adversaries Renan and De Gobineau, Firmin clearly perceived the danger that lurks in this conflation of ethnicity/race and nation, for this combination of patriotism and ethnocentrism is likely to debouch on a sense of superiority over other collectivities.
This omission does not only debouch into a physically unacceptable result, but also represents an undetermined and not self-consistent statistical system [7, 8].