Webster 1913 Edition
imp. & p. p.
p. pr. & vb. n.
barquebark: cf. Sp.
Bark. a vessel.]
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;
embarkedhis fortune in trade
It was the reputation of the sect upon which St. Paul
To go on board a vessel or a boat for a voyage;
as, the troops.
To engage in any affair.
embarkin such an undertaking.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.To put or cause to enter on board a ship or other vessel or boat. The general embarked his troops and their baggage.
2.To engage a person in any affair. This projector embarked his friends in the design or expedition.
1.To engage in any business; to undertake in; to take a share in. The young man embarked rashly in speculation, and was ruined.