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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.]
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|Adj.||1.||participating - taking part in an activity; "an active member of the club"; "he was politically active"; "the participating organizations"|
involved - connected by participation or association or use; "we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved"; "the problems involved"; "the involved muscles"; "I don't want to get involved"; "everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified"