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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cause oneself to go or move.

Usage examples (40)
  • Those who shall be a lamp unto themselves shall betake themselves to no external refuge but holding fast to the truth as their lamp, and holding fast to the truth as...
  • Verb (used with object), : She betook herself to town
  • Trees do not betake themselves into the form of houses.
  • "Liberator," has no business to betake himself to Ireland. for more
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