- The definition of a participant is someone who takes part in something.
An example of a participant is a person dancing at a dance party.
participant definition by Webster's New World
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Origin: Classical Latin participans, present participle of participare: see participate
a person who participates or shares in something
participant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
One that participates, shares, or takes part in something.adjective
Sharing in or taking part; participating.
- par·ticˈi·pance noun