From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
1. To take a part, portion, lot, or share, in common with others; to have a share or part; to participate; to share; as, to partake of a feast with others. ''Brutes partake in this faculty.'' --Locke.
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
38 Moby Thesaurus words for "partaking": accessory, affiliation, association, cochairmanship, companionship, company, complicity, condominium, consociation, contribution, cooperation, copartnership, copartnery, cotenancy, engaged, engagement, fellowship, fraternity, fraternization, having a part, implicated, involved, involvement, joint chairmanship, joint control, joint ownership, joint tenancy, membership, participant, participating, participation, participative, participatory, partnership, sharing, society, suffrage, voting
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