what is difference between embark and venture
Borrowed from Middle French embarquer, from em- + barque (“small ship”). Compare with Portuguese embarcar, Spanish abarcar.
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪmˈbɑːk/, /ɛmˈbɑːk/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ɪmˈbɑɹk/, /ɛmˈbɑɹk/
- Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)k
- Hyphenation: em‧bark
embark (third-person singular simple present embarks, present participle embarking, simple past and past participle embarked)
- To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane.
- To start, begin.
- (transitive) To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on shipboard.
- (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.
- (on a boat or ship): make sail
- Markeb, bemark
Clipping of adventure.
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈvɛn.t͡ʃɚ/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈvɛn.t͡ʃə/
- Hyphenation: ven‧ture
venture (plural ventures)
- A risky or daring undertaking or journey.
- An event that is not, or cannot be, foreseen.
- Synonyms: accident, chance, contingency
- The thing risked; especially, something sent to sea in trade.
- Synonym: stake
- business venture
- joint venture
venture (third-person singular simple present ventures, present participle venturing, simple past and past participle ventured)
- (transitive) To undertake a risky or daring journey.
- who freights a ship to venture on the seas
- (transitive) To risk or offer.
- (intransitive) to dare to engage in; to attempt without any certainty of success. Used with at or on
- (transitive) To put or send on a venture or chance.
- (transitive) To confide in; to rely on; to trust.
- (transitive) To say something.
- venture capital
- venture in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- venture in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- IPA(key): /venˈtu.re/
- Rhymes: -ure
- feminine plural of venturo
- plural of ventura
- vocative masculine singular of ventūrus