Definition of Participate

1. Verb. Share in something.

Exact synonyms: Take Part
Generic synonyms: Act, Move
Specialized synonyms: Partake In
Derivative terms: Participation, Participation



2. Verb. Become a participant; be involved in. "Enter negotiations"
Exact synonyms: Enter
Specialized synonyms: Jump
Antonyms: Drop Out
Derivative terms: Entrant, Participant, Participation, Participation, Participatory

Definition of Participate

1. a. Acting in common; participating.

2. v. i. To have a share in common with others; to take a part; to partake; -- followed by in, formely by of; as, to participate in a debate.

3. v. t. To partake of; to share in; to receive a part of.

Definition of Participate

1. Verb. (intransitive) } To join in, to take part, to involve oneself ((term in) something). (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

2. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To share, share in (something). (defdate 16th-19th c.) ¹

3. Verb. (obsolete) To share (something) (term with) others; to transfer (something) (term to) or (term unto) others. (defdate 16th-18th c.) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Participate

1. [v -PATED, -PATING, -PATES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Participate

partially
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partially ordered
partially ordered set
partially ordered sets
partialness
partials
partibilities
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participable
participant
participant role
participantly
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participate (current term)
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participatory democracies
participatory democracy

Literary usage of Participate

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1. The Origin and Growth of the English Constitution: An Historical Treatise by Hannis Taylor (1898)
"Right of the commons to participate in taxation drew after it the right to participate in legislation. the chief group of these indirect taxes is lumped ..."

2. The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History, Politics, and Literature for by Edmund Burke, Benjamin Franklin Collection (Library of Congress), John Davis Batchelder Collection (Library of Congress) (1822)
"Prorogation of Parliament—The Queen's Claim to participate in the Coronation—Her Illness and Death—Her Funeral; the Tumults attending it—Tin King's Visit to ..."

3. The Writings of George Washington: Being His Correspondence, Addresses by George Washington (1855)
"You will participate in the joy I feel at the arrival of the Marquis de Lafayette. No event could have given me greater pleasure on a personal account, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The principle on which a constitution establishes the representation, or the way in which the people participate in the government, ..."

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