- to put or take (passengers or goods) aboard a ship, aircraft, etc.
- to engage (a person) or invest (money, etc.) in an enterprise
Origin of embarkFrench embarquer from Spanish or Old Provençal embarcar from em- (L in-) + Classical Latin barca, bark
- to go aboard a ship, aircraft, etc.
- to begin a journey
- to make a beginning; start: to embark on a new career