Definition of Betake

1. v. t. To take or seize.



Definition of Betake

1. Verb. (transitive) To beteach. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To take over to; take across (to); deliver. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive, obsolete) To seize; lay hold of; take. (defdate from 15th c.) ¹

4. Verb. (context: reflexive archaic) To take one's self to; go or move; repair; resort; have recourse. (defdate from 17th c.) ¹

5. Verb. (context: reflexive archaic) To commit to a specified action. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

6. Verb. (transitive archaic) To commend or entrust to; to commit to. ¹

7. Verb. (intransitive archaic) To take oneself. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Betake

1. to cause to go [v -TOOK, -TAKEN, -TAKING, -TAKES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Betake

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betaherpesvirinae
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betahistine hydrochloride
betail
betaine
betaine-aldehyde dehydrogenase
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betake (current term)
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betanidine sulfate

Literary usage of Betake

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1861)
"... to save unnecessary trouble and the expenditure of much valuable ink, naturally betake ourselves for the resolution of our etymological doubts. ..."

2. The Popular Science Monthly by Harry Houdini Collection (Library of Congress) (1893)
"These illustrations may suffice to explain my general attitude, that to study educational methods scientifically we must betake ourselves to an examination ..."

3. Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books by William Blackstone (1876)
"... betake herself to her dower at common law ; for she was not capable of consenting to it during coverture.-(34) And if, by any fraud or accident, ..."

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