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embark

em·bark

embark

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm bark
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part of speech: verb
inflections: embarked, embarking, embarks
definition 1: to board a ship when beginning a trip.
We embarked at New York Harbor.
similar words:
board, sail
definition 2: to set out on or begin something (usually followed by "on").
We embarked on a trip down the Amazon.
synonyms:
enter upon, launch
similar words:
begin, commence, engage in, venture
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