Definition of Betaking. Meaning of Betaking. Synonyms of Betaking

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Betaking. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Betaking and, of course, Betaking synonyms and on the right images related to the word Betaking.

Definition of Betaking

Betaking
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 Betaking from wikipedia

- not equal to a painter, but to Nature itself – died in Port' Ercolebetaking himself hither from Naplesreturning to Rome – 15th calend of August...
- discovered from the footsteps of these animals whither they are accustomed to betake themselves, they either undermine all the trees at the roots, or cut into...
- hospitals; the children shall turn all lint into linen; the old men shall betake themselves to the public square in order to arouse the courage of the warriors...
- of Physick, 1685), Willis wrote: Wherefore to some, when being abed they betake themselves to sleep, presently in the arms and legs, leapings and contractions...
- translation of this event, as described in La Vita Nuova, appears below: And betaking me to the loneliness of mine own room, I fell to thinking of this most...
- beasts for fear of him only to stand up to the belly in water, or else to betake themselves to wood sides, cool shades, and places where the wind blowes...
- until the next May, when they are again... forced around St. Vitus' Day to betake themselves to that place... [o]ne of these women is said to have danced...
- hospitals; the children shall turn old lint into linen; the old men shall betake themselves to the public squares in order to arouse the courage of the warriors...
- order to be transported to which kingdom, even the rulers of the earth betake themselves to the wilderness having deserted their respective kingdoms,...
- alcoholic beverage, thus cir****venting the law. In desperate cases it has to betake itself to the exhibition of Greenland pigs and other curious animals, charging...
Loading...