Definition of embark
- the troops embarked at noon
- embarked on a new career
The troops are waiting to embark.
Millions of Europeans embarked for America in the late 19th century.
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First Known Use: 1533See Words from the same year
: to begin a journey especially on a ship or airplane
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to speak or write verbosely and windily
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