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