embarkation


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em·bark

 (ĕm-bärk′)
v. em·barked, em·bark·ing, em·barks
v.tr.
1. To cause to board a vessel or aircraft: stopped to embark passengers.
2. To enlist (a person or persons) or invest (capital) in an enterprise.
v.intr.
1. To go aboard a vessel or aircraft, as at the start of a journey.
2. To set out on a venture; commence: embark on a world tour.

[French embarquer, from Late Old French, probably from Medieval Latin imbarcāre : Latin in-, in- + barca, boat; see bark3.]

em′bar·ka′tion, em·bark′ment n.

embarkation

The process of putting personnel and/or vehicles and their associated stores and equipment into ships and/or aircraft. See also loading.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.embarkation - the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraftembarkation - the act of passengers and crew getting aboard a ship or aircraft
departure, going, going away, leaving - the act of departing
debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment - the act of passengers and crew getting off of a ship or aircraft
Translations
رُكوب السَّفينَه، مُباشَرَة السَّفَر
ombordstigning
hajóra szállás
útskipun
nalodenie
binme

embarkation

[ˌembɑːˈkeɪʃən]
A. N [of goods] → embarque m; [of people] → embarco m
B. CPD embarkation card Ntarjeta f de embarque

embarkation

[ˌɛmbɑːrˈkeɪʃən] n (= boarding) [passengers] → embarquement m; [goods, vehicles] → embarquement m, chargement membarkation card ncarte f d'embarquement

embarkation

n
(of cargo)Verladung f, → Übernahme f

embarkation

[ˌɛmbɑːˈkeɪʃn] nimbarco

embark

(imˈbaːk) verb
to go, or put, on board ship. Passengers should embark early.
ˌembarˈkation (em-) noun
embark on
to start or engage in. She embarked on a new career.
References in classic literature ?
They bore their confinement, and received their sentence with a fortitude and resignation altogether unexpected; but when the hour of embarkation arrived, in which they were to leave the land of their nativity forever--to part with their friends and relatives, without the hope of ever seeing them again, and to be dispersed among strangers, whose language, customs and religion were opposed to their own, the weakness of human nature prevailed, and they were overpowered with the sense of their miseries.
Several artisans were likewise to sail in the ship, for the supply of the colony; but the most peculiar and characteristic part of this motley embarkation consisted of thirteen Canadian "voyageurs,"who had enlisted for five years.
We had then made 1,600 miles since our embarkation in the seas of Japan.
By way of escort, he would accompany Cerre to the point of embarkation, and then make an autumnal hunt in the Crow country.
In the meanwhile, I was to seek out a lawyer, who was an Appin Stewart, and a man therefore to be wholly trusted; and it should be his part to find a ship and to arrange for Alan's safe embarkation.
Those are as fixed as fate, and my voyage is only now delayed until the weather shall permit my embarkation.
The usual place of embarkation was half a mile from the house, but I had an intimate conviction that, wherever Flora might be, she was not near home.
I recognized the face of my friend Gordon Doyle, whom I had met in Liverpool on the day of my embarkation, when he was himself about to sail on the steamer City of Prague, on which he had urged me to accompany him.
Senor," replied the youth, "in this bundle I carry velvet pantaloons to match this jacket; if I wear them out on the road, I shall not be able to make a decent appearance in them in the city, and I have not the wherewithal to buy others; and so for this reason, as well as to keep myself cool, I am making my way in this fashion to overtake some companies of infantry that are not twelve leagues off, in which I shall enlist, and there will be no want of baggage trains to travel with after that to the place of embarkation, which they say will be Carthagena; I would rather have the King for a master, and serve him in the wars, than serve a court pauper.
These were the two men who were to conduct Milady to the fort of the Point, and superintend her embarkation.
The embarkation, or shipment of my progenitors, whichever may be the proper expression, occurred in the height of the last general war, and, for a novelty, it occurred in an English ship.
The order, or rather license, for their embarkation, arrived at Athos's lodgings that evening.