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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 em·bark /ɪmˈbɑrk/
 (vi.)乘船,著手,從事,上飛機(vt.)使上船,使上飛機,使從事

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·bark, v. i.
 1. To go on board a vessel or a boat for a voyage; as, the troops embarked for Lisbon.
 2. To engage in any affair.
    Slow to embark in such an undertaking.   --Macaulay.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Em·bark v. t. [imp. & p. p. Embarked p. pr. & vb. n. Embarking.]
 1. To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on shipboard.
 2. To engage, enlist, or invest (as persons, money, etc.) in any affair; as, he embarked his fortune in trade.
    It was the reputation of the sect upon which St. Paul embarked his salvation.   --South.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 embark
      v 1: go on board [syn: ship] [ant: disembark]
      2: set out on (an enterprise, subject of study, etc.); "she
         embarked upon a new career" [syn: enter]
      3: proceed somewhere despite the risk of possible dangers; "We
         ventured into the world of high-tech and bought a
         supercomputer" [syn: venture]