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Definition of embark verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they embark
he / she / it embarks
past simple embarked
-ing form embarking
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to get onto a ship; to put something onto a ship We stood on the pier and watched as they embarked. embark somebody/something They embarked the troops by night. opposite disembark Phrasal Verbsembark on/upon something
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noun [uncountable, countable] Embarkation will be at 4:00 p.m.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: embark

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