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.
adj : taking part in an activity; "an active member of the club";
"he was politically active"; "the participating
organizations" [syn: active]