Embark



[em-bahrk] /ɛmˈbɑrk/

verb (used without object)
1.
to board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle, as for a journey.
2.
to start an enterprise, business, etc.
verb (used with object)
3.
to put or receive on board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
4.
to involve (someone) in an enterprise.
5.
to venture or invest (something) in an enterprise.
/ɛmˈbɑːk/
verb
1.
to board (a ship or aircraft)
2.
(intransitive; usually foll by on or upon) to commence or engage (in) a new project, venture, etc
v.

1540s, from Middle French embarquer, from em- (see en- (1)) + barque “small ship” (see bark (n.)). Related: Embarked; embarking.

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