Definition of betake in English:

betake

Line breaks: be¦take
Pronunciation: /bɪˈteɪk
 
/

verb (past betook /bɪˈtʊk/; past participle betaken /bɪˈteɪk(ə)n/)

[with object] (betake oneself to) literary
Go to: I shall betake myself to my lodgings
More example sentences
  • Bayes is shown debating whether he shall betake himself to the church, or gaming, or party-writing, but is carried off by the goddess and anointed king in the place of Eusden, the poet laureate, who has died.
  • Members betook themselves to the Lakeside Sport and Fitness Club, Station Road, Ballinrobe, last week, and participated in a number of exercises under the ‘Go for Life programme’.
  • Members of Ballinrobe Active Retirement Association betook themselves to the Lakeside Sport and Fitness Club for last weeks meeting on Monday morning.

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