- 1[intransitive] partake (of something) (old-fashioned or humorous) to eat or drink something, especially something that is offered to you Would you care to partake of some refreshment?
- 2[intransitive] partake (in something) (old-fashioned) to take part in an activity They preferred not to partake in the social life of the town. Phrasal Verbspartake of something
NAmE//pɑrˈteɪk//(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they partake
he / she / it partakes
past simple partook
past participle partaken
-ing form partaking