Embarking
Embark Em*bark", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embarked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embarking}.] [F. embarquer; pref. em- (L. in) + barque bark: cf. Sp. embarcar, It. imbarcare. See {Bark}. a vessel.] 1. To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on shipboard. [1913 Webster]

2. To engage, enlist, or invest (as persons, money, etc.) in any affair; as, he embarked his fortune in trade. [1913 Webster]

It was the reputation of the sect upon which St. Paul embarked his salvation. --South. [1913 Webster]


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