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PARTICIPATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does participate mean? 

PARTICIPATE (verb)
  The verb PARTICIPATE has 2 senses:

1. share in something
2. become a participant; be involved in

  Familiarity information: PARTICIPATE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARTICIPATE (verb)


Sense 1participate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Share in something

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events

Synonyms:

participate; take part

Hypernyms (to "participate" is one way to...):

act; move (perform an action, or work out or perform (an action))

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "participate"):

experience; go through; see; undergo (go or live through)

partake in (be active in)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP


Sense 2participate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become a participant; be involved in

Classified under:

Verbs of fighting, athletic activities

Synonyms:

enter; participate

Context examples:

enter a race / enter an agreement / enter a drug treatment program / enter negotiations

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "participate"):

jump (enter eagerly into)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s PP


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