deplane

[dee-pleyn]

verb (used without object), de·planed, de·plan·ing.

to disembark from an airplane.

Origin of deplane

First recorded in 1920–25; de- + plane1
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deplane

verb

(intr) mainly US and Canadian to disembark from an aeroplane

Word Origin for deplane

C20: from de- + plane 1
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Word Origin and History for deplane
v.

1923; see de- + plane (n.2).

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