participation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The act of taking part or sharing in something: Teachers often encourage class participation.
- par·ticˌi·paˈtion·al adjective
Variant of participate
intransitive verb participated, participating
to have or take a part or share with others (in some activity, enterprise, etc.)
Origin: ; from Classical Latin participatus, past participle of participare ; from pars, part plush capere, to take: see have
Rare to have or take a part or share in