Definition of


  1. (verb, consumption) consume
  2. (verb, possession) have, give, or receive a share of
  3. (verb, stative) have some of the qualities or attributes of something

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Synonyms of Partake

partake in, share, touch

Alternate forms of Partake

Derivations: partaker

Hyponyms: cut in, receive

Hypernyms: acquire, consume, get, have, ingest, share, take, take in

Origin of the word Partake

  1. 1561, back-formation from M.E. part-taking (1382), translation of L. particeps "participant" (see participation). more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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