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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 ?
The quiet eye may be allowed to participate, and sometimes the ear, where the music is played upon a violin, and that a Stradivarius.
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.
And thus do almost all think that they participate in virtue; and at least every one claimeth to be an authority on "good" and "evil.
But I have one want which I have never yet been able to satisfy, and the absence of the object of which I now feel as a most severe evil, I have no friend, Margaret: when I am glowing with the enthusiasm of success, there will be none to participate my joy; if I am assailed by disappointment, no one will endeavour to sustain me in dejection.
In this wish both Marmaduke and young Edwards seemed equally to participate, for the sight was exhilarating to a sportsman; and the ladies soon dismissed the party after a hasty breakfast.
And although the House of Representatives is not immediately to participate in foreign negotiations and arrangements, yet from the necessary connection between the several branches of public affairs, those particular branches will frequently deserve attention in the ordinary course of legislation, and will sometimes demand particular legislative sanction and co-operation.
The blacks who had seized D'Arnot had not waited to participate in the fight which followed, but instead had dragged their prisoner a little way through the jungle and then struck the trail further on beyond the scene of the fighting in which their fellows were engaged.
In this Norman of Torn and his men did not participate, but camped a little apart from the town until daybreak the following morning, when they started east, toward Dover.
In the same way pirates, and shipwrecks, and battles were terrible; and what healthy boy wouldn't give his immortal soul to participate in such affairs?
The eloquent Pickwick, with one hand gracefully concealed behind his coat tails, and the other waving in air to assist his glowing declamation; his elevated position revealing those tights and gaiters, which, had they clothed an ordinary man, might have passed without observation, but which, when Pickwick clothed them--if we may use the expression--inspired involuntary awe and respect; surrounded by the men who had volunteered to share the perils of his travels, and who were destined to participate in the glories of his discoveries.
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.
During the tax year, the taxpayer performed more than 750 hours of services in real property trades or businesses in which he or she materially participates.