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betake

be·take

betake

 
pronunciation:
b teIk
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: betaken, betakes, betaking, betook
definition: to take (usu. oneself) somewhere.
He betook himself to a quiet place.
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The word betake contains the following part:
be- Old English prefix that means to cover or surround with; to act on or change another.
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The prefix be- forms verbs from nouns and verbs.