enplane

[ en-pleyn ]
/ ɛnˈpleɪn /

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

to board an airplane: We enplaned in New York at noon and arrived in Washington an hour later.

verb (used with object), en·planed, en·plan·ing.

to allow to board or put on board an airplane: We will be enplaning passengers shortly.

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Nearby words

  1. enough to sink a ship,
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  4. enow,
  5. enphytotic,
  6. enprint,
  7. enquire,
  8. enquiry,
  9. enrage,
  10. enrapt

Also emplane.

Origin of enplane

First recorded in 1940–45; en-1 + plane1

Related formsen·plane·ment, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for enplane

enplane

/ (ɛnˈpleɪn) /

verb

(intr) to board an aircraft
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