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embark

[ em-bahrk ]SEE DEFINITION OF embark

Synonyms for embark

  • commence
  • enter
  • launch
  • board
  • emplane
  • entrain
  • go aboard ship
  • leave port
  • plunge into
  • put on board
  • set about
  • set out
  • set sail
  • take on board
  • take ship
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Antonyms for embark

  • cease
  • end
  • finish
  • stop
  • disembark
  • stay
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR EMBARK

Somewhere about the 20th the soldiers began to embark, to the number of 1700 men.

From thence I shall proceed to Yarmouth, and embark immediately.

M. Gardoqui will embark the last of this or first of next month.

You are at liberty to embark in them with your men before we scuttle this ship.

Embark, and the romance quits our vessel and hangs on every other sail in the horizon.

It will put you there in a dump, and you must embark before noon.

Do you wish me to permit the Greek troops to embark on Greek ships?

In less than half an hour thirty thousand men will be ready to embark.

As he is about to embark some one runs after him and overtakes him.

I have very little to tell, and less time to tell it I must embark in about half an hour.

WORD ORIGIN

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

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR EMBARK

approach

verbbegin
  • commence
  • embark
  • set about
  • start
  • undertake

get in

verbinfiltrate; find a way in
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