participate


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par·tic·i·pate

 (pär-tĭs′ə-pāt′)
intr.v. par·tic·i·pat·ed, par·tic·i·pat·ing, par·tic·i·pates
1. To be active or involved in something; take part: participated in the festivities.
2. To share in something: If only I could participate in your good fortune.

[Latin participāre, participāt-, from particeps, particip-, partaker : pars, part-, part; see part + capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.]

par·tic′i·pa′tive adj.
par·tic′i·pa′tor n.

participate

(pɑːˈtɪsɪˌpeɪt)
vb
(often foll by: in) to take part, be or become actively involved, or share (in)
[C16: from Latin participāre, from pars part + capere to take]
parˈticipant adj, n
parˌticiˈpation n
parˈticiˌpator n
parˈticipatory adj

par•tic•i•pate

(pɑrˈtɪs əˌpeɪt)

v. -pat•ed, -pat•ing. v.i.
1. to take part or have a share, as with others (usu. fol. by in): to participate in profits; to participate in a conversation.
v.t.
2. Archaic. to share.
[1525–35; < Latin participātus, past participle of participāre to share, derivative of particeps taking part, partner (see participle); see -ate1]
par•tic′i•pa`tive, adj.
par•tic′i•pa`tor, n.
par•tic′i•pa•to`ry (-pəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) adj.

participate


Past participle: participated
Gerund: participating

Imperative
participate
participate
Present
I participate
you participate
he/she/it participates
we participate
you participate
they participate
Preterite
I participated
you participated
he/she/it participated
we participated
you participated
they participated
Present Continuous
I am participating
you are participating
he/she/it is participating
we are participating
you are participating
they are participating
Present Perfect
I have participated
you have participated
he/she/it has participated
we have participated
you have participated
they have participated
Past Continuous
I was participating
you were participating
he/she/it was participating
we were participating
you were participating
they were participating
Past Perfect
I had participated
you had participated
he/she/it had participated
we had participated
you had participated
they had participated
Future
I will participate
you will participate
he/she/it will participate
we will participate
you will participate
they will participate
Future Perfect
I will have participated
you will have participated
he/she/it will have participated
we will have participated
you will have participated
they will have participated
Future Continuous
I will be participating
you will be participating
he/she/it will be participating
we will be participating
you will be participating
they will be participating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been participating
you have been participating
he/she/it has been participating
we have been participating
you have been participating
they have been participating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been participating
you will have been participating
he/she/it will have been participating
we will have been participating
you will have been participating
they will have been participating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been participating
you had been participating
he/she/it had been participating
we had been participating
you had been participating
they had been participating
Conditional
I would participate
you would participate
he/she/it would participate
we would participate
you would participate
they would participate
Past Conditional
I would have participated
you would have participated
he/she/it would have participated
we would have participated
you would have participated
they would have participated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.participate - share in something
act, move - perform an action, or work out or perform (an action); "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
partake in - be active in
2.participate - become a participant; be involved in; "enter a race"; "enter an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter negotiations"
jump - enter eagerly into; "He jumped into the game"

participate

verb take part, be involved, engage, perform, join, enter into, partake, have a hand, get in on the act, be a party to, be a participant Over half the population of the country participate in sport.
boycott, opt out of, refrain from, abstain from, forsake, pass up, forgo, forswear, take no part in

participate

verb
1. To involve oneself in (an activity):
Idiom: take part.
2. To have a share, as in an act or result; have a hand in:
Idiom: take part.
Translations
يَشْتَرِكيَشتَرِكُ فِي
účastnit sezúčastnit se
deltage
osallistua
sudjelovati
közreműködikrészt vesz
taka òátt í
参加する
참가하다
dalyvavimas
piedalīties
participa
sodelovatiudeležiti se
delta
มีส่วนร่วม
tham gia

participate

[pɑːˈtɪsɪpeɪt] VIparticipar, tomar parte (in en) participating countriespaíses mpl participantes
to participate in a sportpracticar un deporte

participate

[pɑːrˈtɪsɪpeɪt] viparticiper
participate in
vt fus [+ activity, debate, discussion] → participer à
Over half the population participate in sport → Plus de la moitié de la population participe à une activité sportive.

participate

vi
(= take part)sich beteiligen, teilnehmen (→ in an +dat); to participate in sport (Sch) → am Schulsport teilnehmen; the council was accused of participating in a housing swindleman beschuldigte die Stadtverwaltung der Beteiligung an einem Bauschwindel; participating country (of EU etc) → Teilnehmerland nt
(= share)beteiligt sein (→ in an +dat); to participate in somebody’s sorrowan jds Kummer (dat)Anteil nehmen

participate

[pɑːˈtɪsɪˌpeɪt] vi to participate (in)partecipare (a), prendere parte (a)

participate

(paːˈtisipeit) verb
to be one of a group of people actively doing something. Did you participate in the discussion?
parˌticiˈpation noun
parˈticipant, parˈticipator nouns
a person who participates (in a particular activity). the participants in the Olympic Games.

participate

يَشتَرِكُ فِي účastnit se deltage teilnehmen συμμετέχω participar osallistua participer sudjelovati partecipare 参加する 참가하다 deelnemen delta wziąć udział participar участвовать delta มีส่วนร่วม katılmak tham gia 参与

participate

v. participar, tomar parte.
References in classic literature ?
Hannah showed the result of this attitude somewhat, being a trifle careworn in face and sharp in manner; but she was a self-contained, well-behaved, dependable child, and that is the reason her aunts had invited her to Riverboro to be a member of their family and participate in all the advantages of their loftier position in the world.
I was anxious to have them participate with me in this, my life-giving determination.
The sawyer himself did not participate in the conference, but abided at a little distance, like an outer satellite who was not to speak until required, or to offer an opinion until invited.
Peggotty had considered herself highly privileged in being allowed to participate in these labours; and, although she still retained something of her old sentiment of awe in reference to my aunt, had received so many marks of encouragement and confidence, that they were the best friends possible.
The Aged prepared such a haystack of buttered toast, that I could scarcely see him over it as it simmered on an iron stand hooked on to the top-bar; while Miss Skiffins brewed such a jorum of tea, that the pig in the back premises became strongly excited, and repeatedly expressed his desire to participate in the entertainment.
The quiet eye may be allowed to participate, and sometimes the ear, where the music is played upon a violin, and that a Stradivarius.
Wonder not then, what God for you saw good If I refuse not, but convert, as you, To proper substance; time may come when men With Angels may participate, and find No inconvenient Diet, nor too light Fare: And from these corporal nutriments perhaps Your bodies may at last turn all to Spirit Improv'd by tract of time, and wingd ascend Ethereal, as wee, or may at choice Here or in Heav'nly Paradises dwell; If ye be found obedient, and retain Unalterably firm his love entire Whose progenie you are.
The judges, again, are so far connected with the legislative department as often to attend and participate in its deliberations, though not admitted to a legislative vote.
I see that you participate in a prevalent error," said Madame Danglars.
She beheld the spectacle not with vulgar ridicule, as disdaining to be pleased with the provincial mockery of a court festival, but with the deeper scorn of one whose spirit held itself too high to participate in the enjoyment of other human souls.
Shortly after Captain Bonneville's ineffectual attempt to participate in the trade of the associated camp, the supplies of the Hudson's Bay Company arrived; and the resident trader was enabled to monopolize the market.
Certain moral philosophers, with a due disdain of the flimsy foundations of human pride, have shown that every man is equally descended from a million of ancestors, within a given number of generations; thereby demonstrating that no prince exists who does not participate in the blood of some beggar, or any beggar who does not share in the blood of princes.

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