entertake

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From enter- +‎ take, after French entreprendre.

Verb[edit]

entertake (third-person singular simple present entertakes, present participle entertaking, simple past entertook, past participle entertaken)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To entertain; to receive.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, V.9:
      And with more myld aspect those two to entertake.

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