embark on/upon

Definition of embark on/upon

  1. 1 :  to begin (a journey) They embarked on their trip to America with high hopes.

  2. 2 :  to begin (something that will take a long time or happen for a long time) She's embarking on a new career. The company has embarked upon a risky new project.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to go on board a vehicle for transportation

    :  to make a start

    :  to cause to go on board (a boat, an airplane, etc.)

  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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