Definition of Take part
1. Verb. Share in something.
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Specialized synonyms: Partake In
Derivative terms: Participation, Participation
Definition of Take part
1. Verb. (idiomatic intransitive followed by "in") To participate or join. ¹
2. Verb. (idiomatic) To share or partake. ¹
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Literary usage of Take part
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Law of Railways: Embracing Corporations, Eminent Domain, Contracts by Isaac Fletcher Redfield (1867)
"BY the English statute,1 railway companies are bound to purchase the whole of a house and lands adjoining, if required, when they give notice to take part ..."
2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"The government, confining themselves to the questions of prerogative, easily defeated the motion. In 1823 Wilson went to Spain to take part in the war first ..."
3. Daniel Defoe: His Life and Recently Discovered Writings: Extending from 1716 by Lee, William, Daniel Defoe (1869)
"On Instinctive Tendencies to take Part in Disputes. AJ, Jan. n.— I have observed, that if it be but two little Boys fighting in the Streets; or, ..."
4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"The class of men who take part in the administration of the Poor-law is no longer that of the guardians who saved the New Poor-law from its fierce ..."
5. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Now, however, he began to take part regularly in Catholic Congresses, where he soon became the orator for the final address, which he made famous. ..."
6. A Journal of the Proceedings in Georgia, Beginning October 20, 1737: By by William Stephens (1906)
"... timely enough to take Part of a good Dinner with them; but the Ceremony of the Wedding was over, the Marriage performed Yesterday by Mr. Norris, ..."
7. The Invasion of the Crimea: Its Origin and an Account of Its Progress Down by Alexander William Kinglake (1868)
"Desire that the fleets should take part in the attack upon ... the fleets should take part in the enterprise by attempting some kind of attack. ..."
8. The South in the Building of the Nation: A History of the Southern States by Walter Lynwood Fleming (1909)
"Of a prominent family in the colony, and reaching manhood about the time the quarrel with England was growing acute, he naturally was eager to take part in ..."