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Meaning of PARTAKE

Pronunciation:  pâr'teyk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  touch, as of food; "She didn't touch her food all night"
  2. [v]  have, give, or receive a share of; "We shared the cake"
  3. [v]  have some of the qualities or attributes of something

PARTAKE is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 Synonyms: partake in, share, touch
 See Also: acquire, consume, cut in, get, have, ingest, receive, share, take, take in



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Par*take"\, v. i. [imp. {Partook}; p. p. {Partaken}; p.
    pr. & vb. n. {Partaking}.] [Part + take.]
    1. To take a part, portion, lot, or share, in common with
       others; to have a share or part; to participate; to share;
       as, to partake of a feast with others. ``Brutes partake in
       this faculty.'' --Locke.
             When I against myself with thee partake. --Shak.
    2. To have something of the properties, character, or office;
       -- usually followed by of.
             The attorney of the Duchy of Lancaster partakes
             partly of a judge, and partly of an
             attorney-general.                     --Bacon.
  2. \Par*take"\, v. t.
    1. To partake of; to have a part or share in; to share.
             Let every one partake the general joy. --Driden.
    2. To admit to a share; to cause to participate; to give a
       part to. [Obs.] --Spencer.
    3. To distribute; to communicate. [Obs.] --Shak.
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