Partake Par*take" (p[aum]r*t[=a]k"), v. i. [imp. {Partook} (p[aum]r*t[oo^]k"); p. p. {Partaken} (p[aum]r*t[=a]k"'n); p. pr. & vb. n. {Partaking}.] [Part + take.] [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster]

When I against myself with thee partake. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To have something of the properties, character, or office; -- usually followed by of. [1913 Webster]

The attorney of the Duchy of Lancaster partakes partly of a judge, and partly of an attorney-general. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Partook — Par*took (p[aum]r*t[oo^]k ), imp. of {Partake}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • partook — the past tense of partake …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • partook — [[t]pɑː(r)t ʊk[/t]] Partook is the past tense of partake …   English dictionary

  • partook — /pahr took /, v. pt. of partake. * * * …   Universalium

  • partook — par|took [pa:ˈtuk US pa:r ] v the past tense of ↑partake …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • partook — par·take || pÉ‘r teɪk /pɑː teɪk v. take a portion, help oneself to a share (of food, etc.); participate, join in …   English contemporary dictionary

  • partook — past of partake …   English new terms dictionary

  • partook — the past tense of partake …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • partook — UK [pɑː(r)ˈtʊk] / US [pɑrˈtʊk] partake …   English dictionary

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