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participate

par·tic·i·pate

participate

 
 
pronunciation:
par tI s peIt
features:
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: participated, participates, participating
definition: to take part; share (usu. fol. by "in").
How many students participate in after-school sports?Many local businesses are participating in the fundraising event.Why didn't you participate in the discussion?The event went on as planned although few invitees participated.
 
synonyms:
engage, join, partake, share
similar words:
associate, chip in, contribute, cooperate, enter, pitch in, pull one's weight
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derivations: participative (adj.), participatory (adj.), participator (n.)
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