- 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 embarks
Contemporary Examples of embarks
But the main question facing Correct the Record is what becomes of it once Clinton embarks on a full-scale campaign.Hillary’s Outside Enforcers Are Led by a Former Foe
July 10, 2014
Mary believes him, and embarks on a wacky, stalker-ish road trip across the country trying to track him down.Oscar Nominees’ Most Embarrassing Roles: Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, and More
February 11, 2014
The new looks will debut in Brooklyn Wednesday night as Timberlake embarks on his 69-date tour.IMG Signs Christie Brinkley and Daughter Sailor; Schiaparelli to Show at Paris Couture Week
The Fashion Beast Team
November 6, 2013
But now she has to send him off as he graduates from college and embarks on a new life in a new home.10 Books for My Son the Graduate
June 5, 2012
Taurus engages in some PDA, Gemini acts as an anchor, and Leo embarks on a fantastic voyage.The Stars Predict Your Week
Starsky + Cox
October 15, 2011
Historical Examples of embarks
So he embarks upon a task which he can never hope to complete.The Book-Hunter at Home
P. B. M. Allan
He who embarks goods; also mentioned in some of our statutes as the master of a ship.The Sailor's Word-Book
William Henry Smyth
Having saved some capital, she embarks on a down-town tea room.The Canadian Girl at Work
He embarks on self-justification—a thing one should never do.It Never Can Happen Again
William De Morgan
The ship was quickly ready, he embarks the chest in the ship, and they set out.Basque Legends
- to board (a ship or aircraft)
- (intr; usually foll by on or upon) to commence or engage (in) a new project, venture, etc