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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"

Wiktionary

  1. participate(Verb)

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

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

  2. participate(Verb)

    To share, share in (something).

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

  3. participate(Verb)

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

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Participate(adj)

    acting in common; participating

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

  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

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

  3. Participate(verb)

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

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

  4. Participate(verb)

    to impart, or give, or share of

    Etymology: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. participate

    To be involved.

    They did participate on the football pitch.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 4, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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

How to pronounce participate?

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    Alex
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    Karen
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    Veena
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How to say participate in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Sylvia Garcia:

    The real intent of the bill is to keep young transgender athletes from participating in sports, we need to make sure they're free to participate just like everybody else.

  2. Jack Kim:

    There have been calls to put in place a systematic tool to police heavy-handedness by chaebol family members, and stop them from being able to participate in management just because they are relatives.

  3. Mike Huckabee:

    We need to build that coalition with NATO, the Middle Eastern countries who are right in this neighborhood and any nation who doesn't participate, we sanction and isolate them.

  4. Julia Reda:

    People will run into trouble doing everyday things like discussing the news and expressing themselves online. Locking down our freedom to participate to serve the special interests of large media companies is unacceptable, i will challenge this outcome and request a vote in the European Parliament next month.

  5. Chairman Jason Lin:

    Formosa Plastics Corp is only investing. We do not participate in its management.

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