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embark for (some place)

To depart for a particular destination, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
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embark on (something)

1. To begin a particular journey or trip, as on some mode of transportation. Do you know when Karen embarks on her trip for Rome? I want to see her before she leaves.
2. By extension, to begin any course of action. I want to go back to school for a business degree, and I plan to embark on that process this fall.
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embark for (some place)

to leave for some place, usually in a ship or an airplane. We are embarking for Denver tomorrow morning. Maria is embarking for Honolulu in just a few minutes.
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embark on something

 
1. . Lit. to begin a journey by boarding a ship, airplane, etc. They embarked on their journey from San Juan.
2. Fig. to begin a project; to begin any process. When will you embark on your new project?
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Marines with Assault Amphibious Vehicle Platoon, Echo Company, Battalion Landing Team 2nd Battalion, 5th Marines, 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit prepare to embark the USS Ashland in assault amphibious vehicles during KAMANDAG 2 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Oct.
Christine Phelps) The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force prepares to embark on the USS Ashland in assault amphibious vehicles during KAMANDAG 2 in Subic Bay, Philippines, Oct.
"They shouldn't be held back from the best moments of life because of their condition, which they think won't allow them to embark on adventures like healthy people."
Carol Lewis is the author of Little Lumpy's Book of Blessings and will embark upon divinity studies at Yale University in the fall of 2002.
A decade later, during a "honeymoon year" spent in Jerusalem with her husband, a New York City prosecutor, Blumenfeld embarked on an all-consuming hunt for her father's would-be killer.
Last fall, seventeen professional dancers embarked on just such a problem in their first class--Biology 117, Anatomical and Physiological Bases of Human Movement.
"Odyssey," for Calvin Big Boy Davis, resonates with Homeric implications - extended travel resulting in catholic experiences and the possibility of heroic stature - but Davis's odyssey embarks upon an innovative variation on the standard theme and approach.
Instead, as he confronts his imminent death, Davis embarks upon a personal odyssey toward self-realization, an incomplete journey into the future.
Whereas poor boys from labouring families in agricultural communities had usually left home to embark on service-in-husbandry in their early teens, the lack of such employment opportunities in and around Braintree meant that they stayed on.
Just as he fears for his sanity, he is rescued by a mysterious young woman and embarks on a worldwide voyage to fulfil his original quest for the infinite.
It comes at a time when government agencies are increasingly looking to diversify their procurement as a way to meet federal guidelines," said Embark Safety's Managing Partner, Edwin Sosa.
Embark Safety develops innovative and scalable solutions to provide driver risk insight as a way to reduce the likelihood of commercial vehicle accidents, improve road safety and protect companies' bottom line.
Embark Safety's preventive program monitors fleet drivers while on the road.
Atlanta, GA, November 04, 2011 --(PR.com)-- Prominent Placement, a leading Atlanta search engine marketing firm, announces a new division, Embark Search Marketing, created to serve small, locally-focused and startup businesses.
Embark is a new division of Prominent Placement designed to provide small business internet marketing services to small and startup businesses.