Dictionary.com

participate

[ pahr-tis-uh-peyt ]
/ p蓱r藞t瑟s 蓹藢pe瑟t /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: participate / participated / participating / participator on Thesaurus.com

verb (used without object), par路tic路i路pat路ed, par路tic路i路pat路ing.
to take or have a part or share, as with others; partake; share (usually followed by in): to participate in profits; to participate in a play.
verb (used with object), par路tic路i路pat路ed, par路tic路i路pat路ing.
Archaic. to take or have a part or share in; partake in; share.
QUIZ
FIRE UP YOUR VOCAB FOR A "RED" SYNONYMS QUIZ
No fire engine reds here, only a fierce collection of vibrant words for the color red to test yourself on.
Question 1 of 7
What does "amaranth" mean?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of participate

1525鈥35; <Latin particip膩tus (past participle of particip膩re 鈥渢o share鈥), equivalent to particip- (stem of particeps ) 鈥渢aking part, partner鈥 (see participle) + -膩tus -ate1

synonym study for participate

1. See share1.

OTHER WORDS FROM participate

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 漏 Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use participate in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for participate

participate
/ (p蓱藧藞t瑟s瑟藢pe瑟t) /

verb
(intr often foll by in) to take part, be or become actively involved, or share (in)

Derived forms of participate

participant, adjective, nounparticipation, nounparticipator, nounparticipatory, adjective

Word Origin for participate

C16: from Latin particip膩re, from pars part + capere to take
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK