par·tic·i·pate /pɑrˈtɪsəˌpet, pɚ/
Par·tic·i·pate a. Acting in common; participating. [R.]
Par·tic·i·pate v. i. [imp. & p. p. Participated p. pr. & vb. n. Participating.] To have a share in common with others; to take a part; to play a role; to partake; -- followed by in, formerly by of; as, to participate in a debate; to participate in a discussion.
So would he participate of their wants. --Hayward.
Mine may come when men
With angels may participate. --Milton.
Par·tic·i·pate, v. t.
1. To partake of; to share in; to receive a part of. [R.]
Fit to participate all rational delight. --Milton.
2. To impart, or give, or share of. [Obs.]
v 1: share in something [syn: take part]
2: become a participant; be involved in; "enter a race"; "enter
an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter
negotiations" [syn: enter] [ant: drop out]