To take part in an activity; to participate (verb)
To share (of) (verb)
Examples of word partake
If someone chooses to partake, that is their choice and the consequences are known.
Quaenam beneficia in hac that are effectually called partake of in this life? vita consequuntur ii qui sunt vocati efficaciter?
Other ... being not at all Pipe My favorite way to partake is to say "No thank you".
The following bill of 1763, found among the Schuyler papers, gives a hint of the manner in which the service was conducted, and perhaps explains why the women scarcely ever attended the funeral in the "dead room," as it was called, but remained in an upper room, where they could at least hear what was said, if they could not "partake" of the occasion.
For as His presence, which conveyed to us those great and unutterable blessings, condemned the more them that received it not: so also the Mysteries become provisions  of greater punishment to such as partake unworthily.