Partake meaning

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To take or have a part or share; participate.

Partake in the celebration.

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(archaic) To take or have a part in; share in.
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Partake is defined as to participate or take.

An example of partake is singing a song while out with friends at a karaoke club.

An example of partake is having a cocktail while out with friends at a bar.

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To take or be given part or portion.

The guests partook of a delicious dinner.

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To share some of the properties of something else.
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To take part (in an activity); participate.
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To take a portion or take some; specif., to eat or drink something, esp. in company with others.
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To have or show a trace (of); have some of the qualities (of)
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(intransitive, formal) To take part in an activity; to participate.
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(intransitive) To take a share or portion (of).

Will you partake of some food?

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Origin of partake

  • Back-formation from partaker one who partakes from Middle English part-taker (translation of Latin particeps participant)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Back-formation from part-taking, a Middle English calque of Latin particeps (“participating").

    From Wiktionary