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English verb: embark

1. embark (motion) go on board


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)board, get on

Narrower (hyponym)emplane, enplane

Antonymsdebark, disembark, set down

2. embark (change) set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)

SamplesShe embarked upon a new career.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)begin, commence, get, get down, set about, set out, start, start out

Narrower (hyponym)take up

3. embark (social) proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers

SamplesWe ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a supercomputer.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)go, move, proceed

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