Variant of embark
- to put or take (passengers or goods) aboard a ship, aircraft, etc.
- to engage (a person) or invest (money, etc.) in an enterprise
Origin: Fr embarquer < Sp or OProv embarcar < em- (L in-) + L barca, bark
- to go aboard a ship, aircraft, etc.
- to begin a journey
- to engage in an enterprise
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