Embark

Definition of Embark

Em`bark´
v. t.1.To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on shipboard.
[imp. & p. p. Embarked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Embarking.]
2.To engage, enlist, or invest (as persons, money, etc.) in any affair; as, he embarked his fortune in trade.
It was the reputation of the sect upon which St. Paul embarked his salvation.
- South.
v. i.1.To go on board a vessel or a boat for a voyage; as, the troops embarked for Lisbon.
2.To engage in any affair.
Slow to embark in such an undertaking.
- Macaulay.

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