What does the word partake mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive, verb intransitive

  • To have a part in; share.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Partaker.

Usage examples for partake

  1. Though I sigh and long after him never so much, yet I am kept back, so that I cannot partake of his Power, Virtue, and Strength. – Dialogues on the Supersensual Life by Jacob Behmen
  2. The offender is not allowed to partake of either the first or second meal. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  3. He paused in the screen of ferns and palms to partake of her wild, sweet rapture. – As It Was in the Beginning by Philip Verrill Mighels