Definition of Betake oneself
1. Verb. Displace oneself; go from one location to another.
Lexicographical Neighbors of Betake Oneself
Literary usage of Betake oneself
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Thesaurus of English words and phrases by Peter Mark Roget (1883)
"... set forward ; break the neck of a business, be in for ; put one's -hand to, - foot in ; betake oneself to, turn one's hand to, go to do; begin £c. ..."
2. An Elementary Latin Dictionary by Charlton Thomas Lewis, Hugh Macmaster Kingery (1918)
"mente recepta, H. — With pron. reflex., to betake oneself, withdraw, ... rescue, V. — Wilh pron. re- o draw back, withdraw, betake oneself, retire, ..."
3. A Grammar of Late Modern English: For the Use of Continental, Especially by Hendrik Poutsma (1904)
"Thus in to conduct oneself, to compose oneself, to betake oneself, to oversleep oneself, etc. it is impossible to separate the verb from the reflective ..."
4. Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases Classified and Arranged So as to by Peter Mark Roget (1916)
"... betake oneself to, turn one's hand to, go to do ; begin ftc. 66; broach, institute, ftc. (originate) i 53; put —, lay- one's -hand to the plough, ..."
5. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... then they will make that horse ‘odds on' —John Welcome, A Light-hearted Guide to British Racing, 1973 betake oneself Nickles 1974 lists betake oneself ..."
6. Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases: Classified and Arranged So by Peter Mark Roget (1911)
"... set forward ; break the neck of a business, be in for; put one's -hand to, - foot in; betake oneself to, turn one's hand to, go to do; begin &c. ..."