verb (used without object), par·tic·i·pat·ed, par·tic·i·pat·ing.
verb (used with object), par·tic·i·pat·ed, par·tic·i·pat·ing.
Origin of participate
Examples from the Web for participate
Most of it is taken up by a graphic inviting the visitor to participate in the 2016 online presidential straw poll.
Did he participate in his own extortion and cancel his plans for a big Christmas premiere?
“The union did not organize any official contingent to participate in the protests,” Kim said.The High-Priced Union Rep Charged With Attacking a Cop|Jacob Siegel|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Volunteers only need to “attend a 16-hour course” in order to participate.To Catch a Sex Worker: A&E’s Awful, Exploitative Ambush Show|Samantha Allen|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Like baseball, our political system is more engaging if you participate.
Kids can participate in a program of sports, hulas, arts and crafts.Oahu Traveler's guide|Bill Gleasner
May all those dear to you participate in this benediction, and in the joys and riches of this world and the next!Juliette Drouet's Love-Letters to Victor Hugo|Louis Guimbaud
Which then is this principle in which all participate, which makes Intelligence exist, and is all things?Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 4|Plotinos (Plotinus)
Did you have occasion to participate in the autopsy of the late President Kennedy?Warren Commission (2 of 26): Hearings Vol. II (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
The Grand Commander asked me if I had any repugnance to participate in the fifth libation.The Mysteries of Free Masonry|William Morgan
British Dictionary definitions for participate
Word Origin for participate
Word Origin and History for participate
1530s, back-formation from participation, or else from Latin participatus, past participle of participare "to share, share in, participate in; to impart," from particeps "partaking, sharing," from parti, past participle of partir "to divide" (see part (n.)) + -cip-, weak form of stem of capere "to take" (see capable). Related: Participated; participating.