- to board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle, as for a journey.
- to start an enterprise, business, etc.
- to put or receive on board a ship, aircraft, or other vehicle.
- to involve (someone) in an enterprise.
- to venture or invest (something) in an enterprise.
Origin of embark
Examples from the Web for embarking
Contemporary Examples of embarking
By embracing celibacy, Hales is embarking upon one of the only sanctioned paths for LGBT students at BYU.Mormon U. Forces Gays to Be Celibate
May 13, 2014
Mad Men, the ambitious, award-winning AMC series, is embarking upon its seventh and final season this Sunday.Every Woman Don Draper’s Hooked Up With on ‘Mad Men’
April 13, 2014
The first attacks came in June 2012, just as she was embarking on her first trip abroad in 24 years.Why Does Aung San Suu Kyi Not Speak Up?
July 1, 2013
Ciccone seems to be embarking on this venture with a certain unease about the way he will be perceived.Christopher Ciccone, Madonna’s Brother, Debuts a Shoe Line
September 13, 2012
Embarking on an unauthorized biography requires a strong stomach.The Unauthorized Biographer's Challenge
November 4, 2010
Historical Examples of embarking
I am glad that public decency is not to be outraged by their embarking together.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)
You would have thought he was embarking at the regularly appointed rendezvous.The Forest
Stewart Edward White
Caius was put on shore there to await the hour of embarking.The Mermaid
Men were embarking in the other vehicles; and the blended noise from them floated in to us.The White Invaders
Raymond King Cummings
“The rest will have no difficulty in embarking, I hope,” observed the surgeon.The Three Commanders
- to board (a ship or aircraft)
- (intr; usually foll by on or upon) to commence or engage (in) a new project, venture, etc