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English verb: embark

1. embark (motion) go on board


Synonymsship


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.


Synonymsenter


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.


Synonymsventure


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


Broader (hypernym)go, move, proceed









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