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Definitions for participant
pɑrˈtɪs ə pəntpar·tic·i·pant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. participant(noun)

    someone who takes part in an activity

  2. player, participant(noun)

    a person who participates in or is skilled at some game


  1. participant(Noun)

    One who participates.

  2. Origin: From participans, present participle of participare; see participate.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Participant(adj)

    sharing; participating; having a share of part

  2. Participant(noun)

    a participator; a partaker

  3. Origin: [L. participans, p. pr. of participare: cf. F. participant. See Participate.]

Editors Contribution

  1. participant

    A person, company, business or organization that participates.

    The participant was encouraged to ensure they had the correct football boots for mothers and others, its a ladies GAA game where people play for the love of the sport and are asked to continuously improve and have fun.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 28, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'participant' in Nouns Frequency: #1444

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of participant in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of participant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of participant in a Sentence

  1. Peter Arvai:

    You want a good view of every participant, you don't want to see a few people with their mini heads, that doesn't work.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    The participant of a reality show ought to do a lot of research not only for the content but also for the real intent of the top judges, sponsors and the program makers to be first getting selected and then staying and growing there as contestant.

  3. Pramila Jayapal:

    The attorney general has made it clear -- through his broad support for sweeping presidential power and authority and his past criticism of the special counsel's inquiry -- that he is not an unbiased participant. It is, therefore, even more urgent that Congress immediately receive the full report and all the underlying documentation and evidence so that we can make our own determinations.

  4. Ted CRUZ:

    The contrast with the Democratic debate where every fawning questions from the media was which of you was more handsome and wise, let me be clear, the men and women on this stage have more ideas, more experience, more common sense than every participant in the Democratic debate.

  5. Entertainment One:

    Amblin Partners will create content using the Amblin, Steven Spielberg DreamWorks Pictures and Participant brands... to tell stories that appeal to a wide range of audiences.

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