What does betake mean?

betake meaning in General Dictionary

To just take or seize

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  • To take or seize.
  • To have recourse to; to make use of; to resort; to go; -- with a reflexive pronoun.
  • To commend or intrust to; to invest in.

betake meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1200, from be- + simply take. Associated: Betook; betaken.


betake meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To take or seize.

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  • (v. t.) Having recourse to; to put on; to resort; going; -- with a reflexive pronoun.
  • (v. t.) To commend or intrust to; to invest in.

Sentence Examples with the word betake

In consequence of these transactions, he was suffered to betake himself unharmed to Venice.

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