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1. embark

verb. ['ɛmˈbɑːrk, ɪmˈbɑːrk'] set out on (an enterprise or subject of study).

Synonyms

  • commence
  • begin
  • set out
  • set about
  • enter
  • start out
  • get down
  • get
  • start

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • stand still
  • refuse
  • leave office

Etymology

  • embarquer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

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Words that Rhyme with Embark

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Example sentences of the word embark


1. Verb, base form
In essence, she must embark on a personal 12-step program.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Cruises embark from October through April, as of the date of publication.

Quotes containing the word embark


1. The most adventurous journey to embark on; is the journey to yourself, the most exciting thing to discover; is who you really are, the most treasured pieces that you can find; are all the pieces of you, the most special portrait you can recognize; is the portrait of your soul.
- C. JoyBell C.

2. I want you to embark on the truth of loving yourself because when you love yourself and when you appreciate yourself, you will make healthy changes in your life for healthy reasons.
- Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

3. Only philosophers embark on this perilous expedition to the outermost reaches of language and existence. Some of them fall off, but others cling on desperately and yell at the people nestling deep in the snug softness, stuffing themselves with delicious food and drink. 'Ladies and Gentlemen,' they yell, 'we are floating in space!' But none of the people down there care
- Jostein Gaarder, Sophie's World

2. embark

verb. ['ɛmˈbɑːrk, ɪmˈbɑːrk'] go on board.

Synonyms

  • board
  • enplane
  • emplane
  • ship

Antonyms

  • disembark
  • stay
  • close
  • refrain

Etymology

  • embarquer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. embark

verb. ['ɛmˈbɑːrk, ɪmˈbɑːrk'] proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers.

Synonyms

  • go
  • venture
  • move

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • avoid
  • punch out
  • clock out

Etymology

  • embarquer (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
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