embark upon

Synonyms and related words:
accept, assume, attack, attempt, buckle to, come out, embark in, embark on, endeavor, engage in, enter, enter on, enter upon, fall into, fall to, get under way, go about, go at, go in for, go into, go upon, have at, launch forth, launch into, lay about, move into, pitch into, plunge into, proceed to, set about, set at, set forward, set going, set to, tackle, take on, take up, turn to, undertake, venture upon

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • embark upon — index assume (undertake), maintain (commence), undertake Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • embark upon sth — UK US embark on/upon sth Phrasal Verb with embark({{}}/ɪmˈbɑːk/ verb ► to start something new or important: embark on a campaign/career »She graduated in 1962 and embarked on a career as a teacher. »embark on a plan/programme/project …   Financial and business terms

  • embark upon something — emˈbark on/upon sth derived (formal) to start to do sth new or difficult • She is about to embark on a diplomatic career. • Remember these basic rules before embarking upon major home improvements. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • embark on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms embark on : present tense I/you/we/they embark on he/she/it embarks on present participle embarking on past tense embarked on past participle embarked on 1) embark on or embark upon to start a new project or… …   English dictionary

  • embark — em|bark [ ım bark ] verb intransitive or transitive ** to get on a ship in order to begin a trip, or to put someone or something on a ship: We embarked at Naples. ─ opposite DISEMBARK ╾ em|bar|ka|tion [ ,embar keıʃn ] noun count or uncount em… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • embark on — verb get off the ground (Freq. 3) Who started this company? We embarked on an exciting enterprise I start my day with a good breakfast We began the new semester The afternoon session begins at 4 PM The blood shed started when the partisans… …   Useful english dictionary

  • embark — ► VERB 1) go on board a ship or aircraft. 2) (embark on/upon) begin (a new project or course of action). DERIVATIVES embarkation noun. ORIGIN French embarquer, from barque bark, ship …   English terms dictionary

  • Embark — Em*bark , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Embarked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Embarking}.] [F. embarquer; pref. em (L. in) + barque bark: cf. Sp. embarcar, It. imbarcare. See {Bark}. a vessel.] 1. To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on shipboard. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • embark — I verb auspicate, begin, commence, conscendere, engage in an enterprise, enter, enter upon, get under way, go into, inaugurate, initiate, institute, launch, make a beginning, originate, plunge into, rationem inire, set out, start, start out, take …   Law dictionary

  • embark on/upon sth — UK US embark on/upon sth Phrasal Verb with embark({{}}/ɪmˈbɑːk/ verb ► to start something new or important: embark on a campaign/career »She graduated in 1962 and embarked on a career as a teacher. »embark on a plan/programme/project …   Financial and business terms

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