embark vs venture what difference

what is difference between embark and venture

English

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French embarquer, from em- + barque (small ship). Compare with Portuguese embarcar, Spanish abarcar.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪmˈbɑːk/, /ɛmˈbɑːk/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɪmˈbɑɹk/, /ɛmˈbɑɹk/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)k
  • Hyphenation: em‧bark

Verb

embark (third-person singular simple present embarks, present participle embarking, simple past and past participle embarked)

  1. To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane.
  2. To start, begin.
  3. (transitive) To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on shipboard.
  4. (transitive) To engage, enlist, or invest (as persons, money, etc.) in any affair.
    • It was the reputation of the sect upon which St. Paul embarked his salvation.
    • 1641, Ben Jonson, Discoveries Made upon Men and Matter
      Nor seek to get his patron’s favour, by embarking himself in the factions of the family; to enquire after domestic simulties, their sports or affections.

Synonyms

  • (on a boat or ship): make sail

Antonyms

  • disembark

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • Markeb, bemark


English

Etymology

Clipping of adventure.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈvɛn.t͡ʃɚ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈvɛn.t͡ʃə/
  • Hyphenation: ven‧ture

Noun

venture (plural ventures)

  1. A risky or daring undertaking or journey.
  2. An event that is not, or cannot be, foreseen.
    Synonyms: accident, chance, contingency
  3. The thing risked; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
    Synonym: stake

Hyponyms

  • business venture
  • joint venture

Translations

Verb

venture (third-person singular simple present ventures, present participle venturing, simple past and past participle ventured)

  1. (transitive) To undertake a risky or daring journey.
    • who freights a ship to venture on the seas
  2. (transitive) To risk or offer.
  3. (intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
  4. (transitive) To put or send on a venture or chance.
  5. (transitive) To confide in; to rely on; to trust.
  6. (transitive) To say something.

Derived terms

  • venture capital

Related terms

  • venturesome
  • venturous

Translations

Further reading

  • venture in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • venture in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /venˈtu.re/
  • Rhymes: -ure

Adjective

venture

  1. feminine plural of venturo

Noun

venture f

  1. plural of ventura

Latin

Participle

ventūre

  1. vocative masculine singular of ventūrus

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