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.
Origin of participantClassical Latin participans, present participle of participare: see participate
a person who participates or shares in something
One that participates, shares, or takes part in something.
Sharing in or taking part; participating.
- one who participates
- Sharing; participating; having a share of part.