Participating
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 participate in a discussion. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

So would he participate of their wants. --Hayward. [1913 Webster]

Mine may come when men With angels may participate. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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