partake

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) enPR: pär-tāk', IPA: /pɑrˈteɪk/
  • (UK) enPR: pär-tāk', IPA: /pɑːˈteɪk/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: par‧take

Verb[change]

Plain form
partake

Third-person singular
partakes

Past tense
partook

Past participle
partaken

Present participle
partaking

  1. (transitive) (formal) If you partake in something, you participate in it.
    Brutes partake in this faculty.
  2. (transitive) If you partake something, you take a share or portion it.
    Will you partake of some food?