verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
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Origin of embark
OTHER WORDS FROM embarkre·em·bark, verb
Example sentences from the Web for embark
The author, Jon Mooallem, made the point that it was a good moment for humility and perspective-taking in America, and for that reason he was embarking on a pilgrimage to encounter lives older and grander than his own.
Instead, Corliss has embarked on a journey into the depths of his own troubled mind.
Along with Spitkovsky and Fiuza, Park is among more than a dozen scientists involved in the Astrophysical Collisionless Shock Experiments with Lasers collaboration, or ACSEL, the quest Park embarked upon a decade ago.Giant lasers help re-create supernovas’ explosive, mysterious physics|Emily Conover|November 12, 2020|Science News
If there’s any hesitation about the risky adventure they’re about to embark on, it’s well hidden.During a year of tumult, space has been a rare bright spot. SpaceX and NASA hope to keep it that way.|Christian Davenport|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
For now, the researchers want to understand what cues plasma cells follow in the guts to know it is time for them to embark on a journey to the brain.Protecting the brain from infection may start with a gut reaction|Aayushi Pratap|November 11, 2020|Science News
TLC promptly pulled the plug on the hit series and Shannon embarked on a press tour denying the claims.Butts, Brawls, and Bill Cosby: The Biggest Celebrity Scandals of 2014 |Kevin Fallon|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the late 1970s, Merritt had embarked on a string of criminal activity that would continue regularly for a decade.Family's Best Friend Charged With Murdering Them All|Nina Strochlic|November 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On October 17, Rebecca More embarked on a cross-country tour of Britain.The X Factor of Sex Invades Britain: Rebecca More’s ‘Sex Tour’ Enrages UK Politicians|Marlow Stern|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Recently, historians have embarked on a quest to find the remains of the woman with the famous smile.The Life of Lisa Gherardini del Giocondo, the (Most Likely) Real 'Mona Lisa'|Justin Jones|August 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This summer Dick Cheney, his wife Lynne and daughter Liz have embarked upon a sustained campaign of reputation rehabilitation.Three Dicks: Cheney, Nixon, Richard III and the Art of Reputation Rehab|Clive Irving|July 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was a great peril, for all the silver and merchandise was embarked for the voyage.
Having passed it, we travelled through woods for two or three miles, when we embarked in a canoe for the Cape.Journal of Voyages|Jacob Dunham
We embarked six days ago in a packet-ship, but just outside the harbour of Cadiz we were captured by those two corsairs.The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes|Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
The Miss Vernons' father had an only and a younger brother, who at an early age had embarked for the East, in the civil service.A Love Story|A Bushman
Most of the soldiers dismounted and embarked with us, a few only being sent round with the horses.Byron's Narrative of the Loss of the Wager|John Byron