participate

To join in, to take part, to involve oneself.

Make the Earth ... turn round its own axis in twenty four hours, and towards the same point with all the other Spheres; and without participating this same motion to any other Planet or Star.


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  • participate — par‧tic‧i‧pate [pɑːˈtɪspeɪt ǁ pɑːr ] verb [intransitive] 1. if someone participates in the management of a company, they help make important decisions, for example by being on the board of directors: participate in • Investors can participate in …   Financial and business terms

  • participate — I verb act in concert, act together, affiliate with, aid, associate, be a party to, be in league with, be involved, become involved with, collaborate, compete, confederate, consortem, contribute, cooperate, engage, engage in, enter into, esse… …   Law dictionary

  • Participate — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Participate — Par*tic i*pate, v. t. 1. To partake of; to share in; to receive a part of. [R.] [1913 Webster] Fit to participate all rational delight. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To impart, or give, or share of. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Participate — Par*tic i*pate, a. [L. participatus, p. p. of participare to participate; pars, partis, part + capere to take. See {Part}, and {Capacious}.] Acting in common; participating. [R.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • participate in — index commit (perpetrate), compete Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • participate — (v.) 1530s, from L. participatus, pp. of participare, from particeps partaking, from parti, pp. of partir to divide (see PART (Cf. part) (n.)) + cip , weak form of stem of capere to take (see CAPABLE (Cf. c …   Etymology dictionary

  • participate — *share, partake Analogous words: *separate, divide, part: take, *receive, accept: *have, hold, own, possess, enjoy …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • participate — [v] take part in activity aid, associate with, be a participant, be a party to, be into*, chip in*, come in, compete, concur, cooperate, engage, engage in, enter into, get in on*, get in on the act*, go into, have a hand in*, have to do with,… …   New thesaurus

  • participate — ► VERB ▪ take part. DERIVATIVES participant noun participation noun participative adjective participator noun participatory adjective. ORIGIN Latin participare share in …   English terms dictionary

  • participate — [pär tis′ə pāt΄] vi. participated, participating [< L participatus, pp. of participare < pars,PART1 + capere, to take: see HAVE] to have or take a part or share with others (in some activity, enterprise, etc.) vt. Rare to have or take a… …   English World dictionary

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