Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: verb

To have a part in; share.

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Usage examples "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", 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", 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", Philip Verrill Mighels.