verb (used with object), be·took [bih-took], /bɪˈtʊk/, be·tak·en, be·tak·ing.
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Now King Harald bade a warlock betake him to Iceland in one or other guise, that he might bring him back tidings of the country.
The danger now was that a Spanish army would seize Madrid, and thither the French army must betake itself.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
Let them sink all our sailing vessels, we will betake ourselves to tugs.The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon|Newell Dwight Hillis
So I determined to betake myself to Germany, there to study medicine and, as opportunity offered, other sciences also.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
Therefore did the conscientious driver of the piety-quill betake himself to some new field.The Fiend's Delight|Dod Grile