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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"

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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    Daniel
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    Karen
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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. Song In-chang:

    This is an encouraging development given that one of the weaknesses on the market was the low demand or supply from the corporate sector, i hope Samsung's plan to participate in the market will influence other big companies also to join.

  2. Bill Jack:

    It’s unequal treatment before the law. The Colorado Anti-Discrimination Act is being used to coerce businesses to participate in events that violate their consciences.

  3. Ian Storey:

    It demonstrates that the judges are striving to be impartial, and that they have been at pains to take into account the views of all the concerned parties, even China, which has refused to participate, and Taiwan, which isn't a member of the UN.

  4. Sheika Shamsa:

    This case concerns highly personal and private matters relating to our children. The appeal was made to protect the best interests and welfare of the children. The outcome does not protect my children from media attention in the way that other children in family proceedings in the UK are protected, as a head of government, I was not able to participate in the court's fact-finding process. This has resulted in the release of a' fact-finding' judgment which inevitably tells only one side of the story. I ask that the media respect the privacy of our children and do not intrude into their lives in the UK.

  5. Michelle Cohen:

    Disclosing 'many of the recommended providers may participate in our referral network'...would be relevant and appropriate.

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