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.
- participant observation,
- participating insurance,
- participating preferred,
Origin of participate
Examples from the Web for participating
Seventy-two adults between the ages of 18 and 50 are participating in the trial, led by the pediatrics department at Oxford.
Despite conventional wisdom, there are no rewards just for participating.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They said yes, so I went to see some of their work, loved it, and found out that I could become a participating producer.Nigel Lythgoe on How to Save Reality TV, ‘On the Town,’ and ‘Brokeback Ballroom’|Kevin Fallon|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every day, I drove from my flat in Mayfair to Abbey Road in joyous expectation of what magic I would be participating in that day.When Gary Wright Met George Harrison: Dream Weaver, John and Yoko, and More|Gary Wright|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If Crist wins, the biggest state in the union that is not participating in Obamacare may do so.
Competitiveness also means giving our farmers a shot at participating fairly and fully in a changing world market.
Thus, some particular man differs from the Man-essence, only participating therein.Plotinos: Complete Works, v. 3|Plotinos (Plotinus)
She broke in upon the noble lord, while he was participating in a drunken garden-party in the Gardens of Lucullus.A Friend of Caesar|William Stearns Davis
Character is inspired by admiration of character, intellect by participating in intellect.Tablets|Amos Bronson Alcott
Such experiences are deeply reassuring and rewarding for all the participating couples.Marriage Enrichment Retreats|David Mace
Word Origin 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.