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Definitions for participate
pɑrˈtɪs əˌpeɪtpar·tic·i·pate

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word participate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. participate, take part(verb)

    share in something

  2. enter, participate(verb)

    become a participant; be involved in

    "enter a race"; "enter an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter negotiations"


  1. participate(Verb)

    } To join in, to take part, to involve oneself (in something).

  2. participate(Verb)

    To share, share in (something).

  3. participate(Verb)

    To share (something) with others; to transfer (something) to or unto others.

  4. Origin: From the participle stem of participare, from particeps, from pars + capere; see part and capable.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Participate(adj)

    acting in common; participating

  2. Participate(verb)

    to have a share in common with others; to take a part; to partake; -- followed by in, formely by of; as, to participate in a debate

  3. Participate(verb)

    to partake of; to share in; to receive a part of

  4. Participate(verb)

    to impart, or give, or share of

  5. Origin: [L. participatus, p. p. of participare to participate; pars, partis, part + capere to take. See Part, and Capacious.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Participate

    pär-tis′i-pāt, v.i. to partake: to have a share.—v.t. to receive a part or share of.—n. Pär′ticeps crim′inis, one who, although not present, helps in any way the commission of a crime, or who after the deed assists or hides the person who did it.—adjs. Partic′ipable, capable of being participated in or shared; Partic′ipant, participating: sharing.—n. a partaker.—adv. Partic′ipantly.—n. Participā′tion.—adj. Partic′ipātive, capable of participating.—n. Partic′ipātor, one who partakes with another: a sharer. [L. participāre, -ātumpars, part, capĕre, to take.]

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  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'participate' in Verbs Frequency: #579

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of participate in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of participate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of participate in a Sentence

  1. Nicole Amesbury:

    Participate in fantasy. Be curious!

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    To learn, read; to understand, participate.

  3. Delyan Dobrev:

    Anadarko plans to participate in the tenders.

  4. Aldous Huxley:

    We participate in a tragedy at a comedy we only look.

  5. Klaus Froehlich:

    We want to actively participate in a consolidation process.

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