past participle


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past participle

n.
A verb form indicating past or completed action or time that is used as a verbal adjective in phrases such as finished work and baked beans and with auxiliaries to form the passive voice or perfect and pluperfect tenses in constructions such as The work was finished and She had baked the beans. Also called perfect participle. See Usage Notes at participle, very.

past participle

n
(Grammar) grammar a participial form of verbs used to modify a noun that is logically the object of a verb, also used in certain compound tenses and passive forms of the verb in English and other languages

past′ par′ticiple



n.
a participle with past, perfect, or passive meaning, as fallen, sung, or defeated, used in English and other languages in forming the present perfect, past perfect, and passive and as an adjective.
[1790–1800]

past participle

A verb form that expresses a completed action, such as “tasted.”
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.past participle - a participle that expresses completed action
participial, participle - a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses
Translations
příčestí minulé
participo
participio pasado
partisiipin perfekti
participe passé
particip perfekta
lýsingarháttur þátíðar
participio passato
būtojo laiko dalyvis
verleden deelwoordvoltooid deelwoord
imiesłów czasu przeszłego
participiu trecut
perfektparticip

past participle

nparticipio passato
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