Variant of partake
- to take part (in an activity); participate
- to take a portion or take some; specif., to eat or drink something, esp. in company with others: usually with of
- to have or show a trace (of); have some of the qualities (of)
Origin: back-form. from partaker, contr. of part taker, translated, translation of Classical Latin particeps from pars, part plush capere, to take: see have
- partaker noun
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