HyperDic: embark

English > 3 senses of the word embark:
VERBmotionembark, shipgo on board
changeembark, enterset out on (an enterprise or subject of study)
socialembark, ventureproceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers
embark > pronunciation
Soundsehmbaa'rk; ihmbaa'rk
Rhymesaardvark ... watermark: 41 rhymes with aark...
English > embark: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaninggo on board.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymship
Narroweremplane, enplaneboard a plane
Broaderboard, get onGet on board of (trains, buses, ships, aircraft, etc.)
Oppositedisembark, debark, set downGo ashore
Spanishembarcar
Catalanembarcar
Nounsembarkmentthe act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
English > embark: 3 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningSet out on (an enterprise or subject of study).
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"she embarked upon a new career"
Synonymenter
Narrowertake uppursue or resume
Broaderget down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commenceTake the first ... / first step or steps in carrying out an action
English > embark: 3 senses > verb 3, social
Meaningproceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymventure
Broadergo, proceed, moveFollow a procedure or take a course
Spanisharriesgarse, arriesgar, aventurarse, aventurar, embarcarse, embarcar
Catalanarriscar-se, aventurar-se, aventurar, embarcar-se

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