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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 ?
They had been called the Sawyer girls when Miranda at eighteen, Jane at twelve, and Aurelia at eight participated in the various activities of village life; and when Riverboro fell into a habit of thought or speech, it saw no reason for falling out of it, at any rate in the same century.
You yourself know that I am not addicted to bloodthirstiness, and therefore that I cannot really be guilty of the fault in question, seeing that neither my mind nor my heart have participated in it.
Among the sportsmen was the tall, gaunt form of Leather-Stocking, walking over the field, with his rifle hanging on his arm, his dogs at his heels; the latter now scenting the dead or wounded birds that were beginning to tumble from the flocks, and then crouching under the legs of their master, as if they participated in his feelings at this wasteful and unsportsmanlike execution.
THE horror and indignation felt by Captain Bonneville at the excesses of the Californian adventurers were not participated by his men; on the contrary, the events of that expedition were favorite themes in the camp.
Oh, not for your honesty, to be paid for that would humiliate you, but I owe you a reward for having participated in the restoration of my brother, King Charles II.
Throughout the province more than 170000 youngsters participated in various exciting sports activities.
In Lahore, Model Town ,Union Council 150 participated in Cricket tapeball matches.
In a 2000 study, Fritschner found that in 344 observed class sessions; an average of seven students (25%) participated verbally in class.
Second, to treat the $20,000 rental loss from XYZ as nonpassive, M must have materially participated in the activity.
State Farm Insurance and Southern California Edison participated in a pilot Los Angeles County program in 2002 and 16 additional companies participated in the October 2003 election.
The expected number of reports per hospital was the number of days a hospital participated in surveillance, calculated from the date of the first report received to December 17.
Partners not included in the above categories but who were located in an office or practice unit that participated in a significant portion of an audit.