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 for participate
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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 participate in a
     discussion. --Shak.
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           So would he participate of their wants.  --Hayward.
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           Mine may come when men
           With angels may participate.             --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Participate \Par*tic"i*pate\, v. t.
     1. To partake of; to share in; to receive a part of. [R.]
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              Fit to participate all rational delight. --Milton.
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     2. To impart, or give, or share of. [Obs.] --Drayton.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  participate
      v 1: share in something [syn: participate, take part]
      2: become a participant; be involved in; "enter a race"; "enter
         an agreement"; "enter a drug treatment program"; "enter
         negotiations" [syn: enter, participate] [ant: chuck up
         the sponge, drop by the wayside, drop out, fall by the
         wayside, give up, quit, throw in, throw in the
         towel]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  24 Moby Thesaurus words for "participate":
     be enfranchised, be implicated in, bear a hand, chip in,
     contribute, contribute to, engage in, enter into, go into,
     have suffrage, help decide, join, join in, make the scene, partake,
     partake in, partake of, participate in, pull an oar, share in,
     sit in, sit in on, take part in, vote
  
  

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