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verb (used without object), de·planed, de·plan·ing.
  1. to disembark from an airplane.
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Origin of deplane

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

sit, plunge, crash, collapse, tumble, dive, subside, settle, cascade, slide, plummet, swoop, slip, penetrate, disembark, trickle, dip, stumble, sink, alight

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British Dictionary definitions for deplane


  1. (intr) mainly US and Canadian to disembark from an aeroplane
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Word Origin for deplane

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


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

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