[pahr-too k] /pɑrˈtʊk/
simple past tense of .
verb (used without object), partook, partaken, partaking.
to take or have a part or share along with others; participate (usually followed by in):
He won’t partake in the victory celebration.
to receive, take, or have a share or portion (usually followed by of):
to partake of a meal.
to have something of the nature or character (usually followed by of):
feelings partaking of both joy and regret.
verb (used with object), partook, partaken, partaking.
to take or have a part in; share.
the past tense of partake
verb (mainly intransitive) -takes, -taking, -took, -taken
(foll by in) to have a share; participate: to partake in the excitement
(foll by of) to take or receive a portion, esp of food or drink: each partook of the food offered to him
(foll by of) to suggest or have some of the quality (of): music partaking of sadness
(transitive) (archaic) to share in
1560s, back-formation from Middle English part-taking (late 14c.), or part-taker (c.1400), both translations of Latin particeps “participant” (n.), also “sharing, partaking” (see participation). Related: Partook; partaking.
- Part per million
noun a unit of measure of the amount of dissolved solids in a solution in terms of a ratio between the number of parts of solids to a million parts of total volume; abbr. Ppm
[pahr-trij] /ˈpɑr trɪdʒ/ noun, plural partridges (especially collectively) partridge. 1. any of several Old World gallinaceous game birds of the subfamily Perdicinae, especially Perdix perdix. 2. Chiefly Northern U.S. the ruffed grouse. 3. Chiefly South Midland and Southern U.S. . 4. any of several other North American gallinaceous game birds. 5. any of various South […]
[pahr-trij-ber-ee] /ˈpɑr trɪdʒˌbɛr i/ noun, plural partridgeberries. 1. a North American trailing plant, Mitchella repens, of the madder family, having roundish evergreen leaves, fragrant white flowers, and scarlet . /ˈpɑːtrɪdʒˌbɛrɪ/ noun (pl) -ries 1. Also called boxberry, twinberry. a creeping woody rubiaceous plant, Mitchella repens, of E North America with small white fragrant flowers and […]
noun 1. a North American plant, Cassia fasciculata, of the legume family, having yellow flowers and feathery compound leaves that fold shut when touched.