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Definition of Betaken

Betaken
Betake Be*take", v. t. [imp. Betook; p. p. Betaken; p. pr. & vb. n. Betaking.] [Pref. be- + take.] 1. To take or seize. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. To have recourse to; to apply; to resort; to go; -- with a reflexive pronoun. They betook themselves to treaty and submission. --Burke. The rest, in imitation, to like arms Betook them. --Milton. Whither shall I betake me, where subsist? --Milton. 3. To commend or intrust to; to commit to. [Obs.]

Meaning of Betaken from wikipedia

- now in being, many idle and profligate persons have turned pirates, and betaken themselves to that wicked course of life, whereby the trade and navigation...
- famine strikes the area and so, the group travels to Egypt, where Pharaoh, betaken by Sarah's beauty, makes her his concubine, unaware that she is married...
- perish when the flood prevails. But since by reason of my sins I have betaken myself to this desert which lies between Syria and the uncivilized waste...
- island as his place of abode, and thither in his eighty-first year he has betaken himself, with a strange joy. The design was kept secret, — I believe even...
- Strong, cl**** 3 take – took/*taked – taken betake – betook/*betaked – betaken intake – intook/*intaked – intaken mistake – mistook/*mistaked – mistaken...
- place have too soon found themselves in prosperous situations, and have betaken themselves to idleness and dissipation."[citation needed] Due to the development...
- perish when the flood prevails. But since by reason of my sins I have betaken myself to this desert which lies between Syria and the uncivilized waste...
- the Isakhel. The Isakhel having had notice of the Mughal approach had betaken themselves to the Choupareh mountains. Babur next marched from the village...
- been speculated that he was advised not to go by a surgeon, that "he had betaken himself that same evening to Brussels or elsewhere." or through "the negligence...
- high unkindnesse and folly, the son by hard usage of his wife, who has betaken herselfe wholy to her father's (Strangeways) house, and by the foolish...
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