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Definitions for participate
pɑrˈtɪs əˌpeɪtpar·tic·i·pate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. participate, take partverb

    share in something

  2. enter, participateverb

    become a participant; be involved in

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

Wiktionary

  1. participateverb

    } 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. participateverb

    To share, share in (something).

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

  3. participateverb

    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. Participateadjective

    acting in common; participating

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

  2. Participateverb

    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. Participateverb

    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. Participateverb

    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

    Be involved or contribute.

    They do 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

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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. Chief Executive Officer Carlo Bozotti:

    This difficult decision is consistent with our strategy to only participate in sustainable businesses and is due to the significant losses posted by our set-top box business over the past years in an increasingly challenging market.

  2. Cory Booker:

    I don't really give that much credence to complaints from The House about the process when they wouldn't even participate in it.

  3. Dana Brownlee:

    Pick some opportunities to participate in events that you know the boss will be there. That gives you an opportunity to be in their space.

  4. Rob Manfred:

    In 2020, MLB became the first professional sports league to join the nonpartisan Civic Alliance to help build a future in which everyone participates in shaping the United States. We proudly used our platform to encourage baseball fans and communities throughout our country to perform their civic duty and actively participate in the voting process. Fair access to voting continues to have our game’s unwavering support.

  5. England Athletics:

    We are aware of the post and will be investigating as a matter of urgency. The wellbeing of all participants in athletics is of the utmost importance and everyone should feel comfortable to compete and participate in the sport.

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