Participate
Participate Par*tic"i*pate, v. t. 1. To partake of; to share in; to receive a part of. [R.] [1913 Webster]

Fit to participate all rational delight. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

2. To impart, or give, or share of. [Obs.] --Drayton. [1913 Webster]


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  • participate — par‧tic‧i‧pate [pɑːˈtɪspeɪt ǁ pɑːr ] verb [intransitive] 1. if someone participates in the management of a company, they help make important decisions, for example by being on the board of directors: participate in • Investors can participate in …   Financial and business terms

  • participate — I verb act in concert, act together, affiliate with, aid, associate, be a party to, be in league with, be involved, become involved with, collaborate, compete, confederate, consortem, contribute, cooperate, engage, engage in, enter into, esse… …   Law dictionary

  • Participate — 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 play a role; to partake; followed by in, formerly by of; as, to participate in a debate; to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Participate — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • participate — (v.) 1530s, from L. participatus, pp. of participare, from particeps partaking, from parti, pp. of partir to divide (see PART (Cf. part) (n.)) + cip , weak form of stem of capere to take (see CAPABLE (Cf. c …   Etymology dictionary

  • participate — *share, partake Analogous words: *separate, divide, part: take, *receive, accept: *have, hold, own, possess, enjoy …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • participate — [v] take part in activity aid, associate with, be a participant, be a party to, be into*, chip in*, come in, compete, concur, cooperate, engage, engage in, enter into, get in on*, get in on the act*, go into, have a hand in*, have to do with,… …   New thesaurus

  • participate — ► VERB ▪ take part. DERIVATIVES participant noun participation noun participative adjective participator noun participatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin participare share in …   English terms dictionary

  • participate — [pär tis′ə pāt΄] vi. participated, participating [< L participatus, pp. of participare < pars,PART1 + capere, to take: see HAVE] to have or take a part or share with others (in some activity, enterprise, etc.) vt. Rare to have or take a… …   English World dictionary

  • participate — par|tic|i|pate W3 [pa:ˈtısıpeıt US pa:r ] v [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: , past participle of participare, from particeps [i] taking part , from pars; PART1] formal to take part in an activity or event ▪ Some members refused to participate …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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