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 participatory
Contemporary Examples of participatory
Participatory mapping, it would seem, takes on a new meaning in this context.Should Google Be Mapping Tribal Lands?
June 4, 2014
The committees boldly experimented with participatory forms of government at the local level.The Secret Founding Fathers
July 3, 2010
Digital culture is participatory culture and the only time our public life becomes participatory is during an election.Obama Needs a Killer App
January 26, 2010
Historical Examples of participatory
That the local authorities of the Government are cognisant, and participatory in this system.The Crime of the Congo
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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.