• To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane.
  • To start, begin.
  • To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on shipboard.
  • To engage, enlist, or invest (as persons, money, etc.) in any affair.


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  • Borrowed from Middle French embarquer, from en- + barque. Compare with Portuguese embarcar, Spanish abarcar.

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