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par·take

partake

 
 
pronunciation:
par teIk
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, transitive verb
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Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: partakes, partaking, partaken, partook
definition 1: to take part; participate.
We all partook in the festivities.He knew of his friends' robbery plan, but he did not partake in the crime.
synonyms:
participate, share
similar words:
avail oneself of, engage
definition 2: to have or receive a part or portion (usu. fol. by of).
I hope you'll partake of dessert, since I made something special.
synonyms:
have, share
antonyms:
abstain
similar words:
eat, get, receive
definition 3: to have the nature or quality (usu. fol. by of).
His anger partook of frustration and despair.
similar words:
involve
 
part of speech: transitive verb
definition: to have a share in; take part in; share.
synonyms:
share
antonyms:
forgo
similar words:
enjoy
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