Embroiled vs Embarked - What's the difference?

embroiled | embarked |


As verbs the difference between embroiled and embarked

is that embroiled is (embroil) while embarked is (embark).

embroiled

English

Verb

(head)
  • (embroil)

  • embroil

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To draw into a situation; to cause to be involved.
  • Avoid him. He will embroil you in his fights.
  • * Dryden
  • the royal house embroiled in civil war
  • To implicate in confusion; to complicate; to jumble.
  • * Addison
  • The Christian antiquities at Rome are so embroiled with fable and legend.

    embarked

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (embark)
  • Anagrams

    *

    embark

    English

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To get on a boat or ship or (outside the USA) an aeroplane.
  • :
  • *
  • *:It is never possible to settle down to the ordinary routine of life at sea until the screw begins to revolve. There is an hour or two, after the passengers have embarked , which is disquieting and fussy.
  • To start, begin.
  • :
  • (label) To cause to go on board a vessel or boat; to put on shipboard.
  • (label) To engage, enlist, or invest (as persons, money, etc.) in any affair.
  • :
  • *(Robert South) (1634–1716)
  • *:It was the reputation of the sect upon which St. Paul embarked his salvation.
  • Antonyms

    * disembark

    Derived terms

    * disembarcation * disembarkee