Definitions for: Participate


[v] become a participant; be involved in; "enter a race"; "enter an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter negotiations"
[v] share in something



Webster (1913) Definition: Par*tic"i*pate, a. [L. participatus, p. p. of
participare to participate; pars, partis, part + capere to
take. See Part, and Capacious.]
Acting in common; participating. [R.] --Shak.


Par*tic"i*pate, v. i. [imp. & p. p.
Participated; p. pr. & vb. n. Participating.]
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. --Shak.

So would he participateof their wants. --Hayward.

Mine may come when men With angels may participate.
--Milton.


Par*tic"i*pate, v. t.
1. To partake of; to share in; to receive a part of. [R.]

Fit to participate all rational delight. --Milton.

2. To impart, or give, or share of. [Obs.] --Drayton.

Synonyms: enter, take part

Antonyms: chuck up the sponge, drop out, give up, quit, throw in, throw in the towel

See Also: act, experience, go through, jump, move, partake in, see, undergo

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