Agreeing to play softball is an example of partipate.
intransitive verb-·pat·ed, -·pat·ing
Origin of participatefrom Classical Latin participatus, past participle of participare, to share, partake from pars, part + capere, to take: see have
intransitive verbpar·tic·i·pat·ed, par·tic·i·pat·ing, par·tic·i·pates
- To be active or involved in something; take part: participated in the festivities.
- To share in something: If only I could participate in your good fortune.
Origin of participateLatin participāre participāt- from particeps particip- partaker pars part- part ; see part . capere to take ; see kap- in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present participates, present participle participating, simple past and past participle participated)
- (intransitive) To join in, to take part, to involve oneself (in something). [from 16th c.]
- (obsolete) Acting in common; participating.