The definition of participate is to take part in an activity.(verb)
Agreeing to play softball is an example of partipate.
See participate in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: < L participatus, pp. of participare < pars, part + capere, to take: see have
See participate in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb par·tic·i·pat·ed, par·tic·i·pat·ing, par·tic·i·pates verb, intransitive
Origin: Latin participāre, participāt-
Origin: , from particeps, particip-, partaker
Origin: : pars, part-, part; see part
Origin: + capere, to take; see kap- in Indo-European roots.
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