- partners' desk,
- partnerships for peace,
- partridge pea,
- partridge wood,
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
Examples from the Web for partook
He partook, in a way, of the knight's fate, for it seemed as though he must be overcome in spite of himself.Barbara Lynn|Emily J. Jenkinson
It was a wild and extraordinary sight, and partook of the fantastical character of a dream.Windsor Castle|William Harrison Ainsworth
Since the children are sharers in flesh and blood, he also himself, in like manner, partook of the same.Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel|Frank G. Allen
Meg's attitude, as she sat upright and somewhat stiffly, partook of the same individuality.Meg's Friend|Alice Abigail Corkran
The smile on the look of the free-trader became less hidden, and it partook of triumph.The Water-Witch or, The Skimmer of the Seas|James Fenimore Cooper
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.