verb (used without object), par·took, par·tak·en, par·tak·ing.
verb (used with object), par·took, par·tak·en, par·tak·ing.
- part. adj.,
- part. aeq.,
- part. vic.,
- parted per tierce,
Origin of partake
Examples from the Web for partaker
Well, as I say, I found myself on a certain night a partaker of all this cheerfulness.Far Off Things|Arthur Machen
She had the additional pang of knowing that habit and temper often made her a partaker of the odious sentiments which she loathed.Hester, Volume 1 (of 3)|Margaret Oliphant
But now he had begun, in the words of St. Peter, to be a partaker of the divine nature.There and Back|George MacDonald
Let him who hath encouraged the thief by purchase, (and consequently is a partaker with him,) do so no more.Thoughts on African Colonization|William Lloyd Garrison
And who can turn away from such a scene, without wishing to be made a partaker of the like precious faith?The Sheepfold and the Common, Vol. II (of 2)|Timothy East
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.