The act of taking part or sharing in something: Teachers often encourage class participation.
- the act or process of participating
- the state of being related to a larger whole
- the process during which individuals, groups and organizations are consulted about or have the opportunity to become actively involved in a project or program of activity.
- An ownership interest or profit-sharing right.
Variant of participate
intransitive verbparticipated, participating
to have or take a part or share with others (in some activity, enterprise, etc.)
Origin of participate; from Classical Latin participatus, past participle of participare ; from pars, part + capere, to take: see have
Rare to have or take a part or share in