verb (used without object), par·took, par·tak·en, par·tak·ing.
verb (used with object), par·took, par·tak·en, par·tak·ing.
Origin of partake
Related Words for partakefeed, sip, consume, engage, receive, ingest, sample, savor, devour, take, participate, divide
Examples from the Web for partake
Contemporary Examples of partake
This world is a horrid cancer that no decent soul should ever partake from.Is This The Most Hated Man in Books?: Twitter vs. Edward Champion
September 26, 2014
I'm pro the freedom to smoke and the freedom to grow and pass and partake.Weed Gave My Family Everything—Then Took It Away
April 9, 2014
The Liebeck jury intuited that the only way to punish this logic of bigness was to partake of it.Supersize Me, Your Honor: Liebeck v. McDonald’s and Our Era of Ambition
October 21, 2013
The point of fasting is not to die, just to suffer a little and those who cannot partake donate to feed the truly hungry.First Friday of Ramadan For Palestinians
July 12, 2013
That all young citizens of Israel will partake both in Torah study and in military and civilian service.Who’s Afraid Of Ruth Calderon?
February 14, 2013
Historical Examples of partake
Dost think I can let thee go into a danger I do not partake?The Armourer's Prentices
Charlotte M. Yonge
Each day it is spread, and each year there are more Bears to partake of it.The Biography of a Grizzly
What if Benedetta, what if Dario should partake of that fruit?The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
If you are hungry, come in and partake of the liberal plenty the castle affords.
Partake then, my Imogen, in those refreshments we have prepared for your gratification.
verb -takes, -taking, -took or -taken (mainly intr)
Word Origin for partake
1560s, back-formation from Middle English part-taking (late 14c.), or part-taker (c.1400), both translations of Latin particeps "participant" (n.), also "sharing, partaking" (see participation). Related: Partook; partaking.