Participate definition

pär-tĭsə-pāt
To be active or involved in something; take part.

Participated in the festivities.

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(rare) To have or take a part or share in.
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To have or take a part or share with others (in some activity, enterprise, etc.)
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To share in something.

If only I could participate in your good fortune.

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The definition of participate is to take part in an activity.

Agreeing to play softball is an example of partipate.

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(intransitive) To join in, to take part, to involve oneself (in something). [from 16th c.]
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(obsolete) Acting in common; participating.

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Origin of participate

  • Latin participāre participāt- from particeps particip- partaker pars part- part part capere to take kap- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From the participle stem of Latin participare (“to take part in, share in, give part in, impart"), from Latin particeps (“taking part in, sharing in"), from pars (“part") + capere (“to take"); see part and capable.

    From Wiktionary