|Origin:||embarquer, from barque 'ship'; BARQUE|
em‧bark [intransitive and transitive]
to go onto a ship or a plane, or to put or take something onto a ship or plane [≠ disembark]
—embarkation noun [uncountable and countable]
embark on/upon somethingphrasal verb
He embarked on a new career as a teacher.