Definition of Embark on
1. Verb. Get off the ground. "The blood shed started when the partisans launched a surprise attack"
Generic synonyms: Begin, Commence, Lead Off, Start
Specialized synonyms: Inaugurate, Kick Off, Open
Derivative terms: Commencement, Start, Start, Start, Startup
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Literary usage of Embark on
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Travels in the United States, Etc.: During 1849 and 1850 by Emmeline Stuart-Wortley (1851)
"Arrival at Lima announced—embark on the " Bolivia"—View of Panama from the Sea—Buenaventura—The River and City of Guayaquil—Horses' " Dread of ..."
2. History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark to by Meriwether Lewis, William Clark (1902)
"The party embark on board the canoes—Description of Smith's river—Character of the country, ic.—Dearborn's river described—Captain Clark precedes the party ..."
3. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa: Including a Sketch of by David Livingstone (1858)
"llth November, 1853, leave Lin- yanti, and embark on the Chobe.—Dangerous Hippopotami.—Banks of Chobe.— Trees.—The Course of the River. ..."