- The definition of participatory is something that people can take part in.
When everyone is given a chance to vote on the bylaws of an organization, this is an example of a process that would be described as participatory.
participatory definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- of or having to do with participation
- allowing or providing for the participation of all members of a group: participatory democracy
participatory definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Marked by, requiring, or involving participation, especially affording the opportunity for individual participation: a participatory democracy.