Embark

  • 21embark — /ɛmˈbak / (say em bahk) verb (i) 1. to board a ship, as for a voyage. 2. to engage in an enterprise, business, etc.: *Much too tired (and too rusty) to embark on a piece of work that demanded utmost care and discrimination. –henry handel… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 22embark — [16] To embark is literally to ‘put or get on to a boat’ – or more specifically a barque [15] (a word acquired ultimately from late Latin barca, which is probably related to English barge). Its immediate French ancestor, barque, formed the basis… …

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  • 23embark — verb /ɪmˈbɑː(ɹ)k,ɛmˈbɑː(ɹ)k/ a) To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane. All passengers please embark now. b) To start, begin. Phil embarked on his journey yesterday. Ant: disembark …

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  • 24embark — Synonyms and related words: air express, airfreight, airmail, assume, begin, board, commence, consign, dispatch, drop a letter, embark on, embus, emplane, engage in, enplane, enter, enter upon, entrain, expedite, export, express, forward, freight …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 25embark — verb 1》 go on board a ship or aircraft. 2》 (embark on/upon) begin (a new project or course of action). Derivatives embarkation noun Origin C16: from Fr. embarquer, from em in + barque bark, ship …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 26embark — verb (I, T) to get onto a ship or put or take something onto a ship opposite disembark (1) embarkation noun (C, U) embark on/upon sth phrasal verb (T) to start something, especially something new and difficult that will take a long time: In the… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 27embark — verb 1) the passengers were not allowed to embark until 4:30 Syn: board ship, go on board, go aboard; informal hop on, jump on 2) he embarked on a new career Syn: begin, start, commence, undertake, set about, take up …

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  • 28embark — verb Syn: board (ship), go on board, go aboard; informal hop on, jump on Ant: disembark Phrases: embark on …

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  • 29embark — [ɪmˈbɑːk] verb [I] to get on a ship Ant: disembark embarkation [ˌembɑːˈkeɪʃ(ə)n] noun [C/U] embark on sth …

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  • 30embark — em•bark [[t]ɛmˈbɑrk[/t]] v. i. 1) to board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle, as for a journey 2) to start or partake in an enterprise: to embark on a business venture[/ex] 3) to board (passengers) onto a ship, aircraft, or the like 4) to start… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 31embark — verb Etymology: Middle French embarquer, from Old Occitan embarcar, from em (from Latin in ) + barca bark Date: 1533 intransitive verb 1. to go on board a vehicle for transportation < the troops embarked at noon > 2. to make a start < embark …

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  • 32embark — /em bahrk /, v.i. 1. to board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle, as for a journey. 2. to start an enterprise, business, etc. v.t. 3. to put or receive on board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle. 4. to involve (someone) in an enterprise. 5. to&#8230; …

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  • 33embark — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. ship, board, set sail; sail; begin, engage. See departure, undertaking, beginning.Ant., disembark, complete. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. set out, leave port, set sail, start; see begin 1 , board 2 ,&#8230; …

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  • 34embark — em·bark || ɪm bɑːk v. go on board a ship, put on board a ship; begin; become involved in an enterprise …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 35embark on — begin, start, set about, undertake, launch, plunge into …

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  • 36embark — I. v. a. 1. Put on shipboard. 2. Engage, enlist, invest, put. II. v. n. 1. Go on shipboard, go on board, go aboard, take ship. 2. Engage, enlist, enter upon, take the first step, go into …

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  • 37embark — v 1. board ship, go aboard, take ship; sail, set sail, put to sea, weigh anchor, get under way, hoist the blue peter. 2. begin, commence, undertake, go into, enter upon, venture into, set about; launch into, plunge into, broach, institute, start …

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  • 38embark — em·bark …

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  • 39embark on — Syn: begin, start, undertake, set out on, take up, turn one s hand to, get down to, enter into, venture into, launch into, plunge into, engage in …

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  • 40embark —   E e, ho oili …

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