Embark - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈbɑːrk|  American pronunciation of the word embark
Brit.  |ɪmˈbɑːk|  British pronunciation of the word embark

verb

- go on board (syn: ship)
- set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)(syn: enter)

she embarked upon a new career

- proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers (syn: venture)

Examples

The troops are waiting to embark.

Millions of Europeans embarked for America in the late 19th century.

I shall stay in the seaport overnight before embarking for the United States.

she embarked upon a new career

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: embark
he/she/it: embarks
present participle: embarking
past tense: embarked
past participle: embarked
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