from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- intransitive v. To take part in something: participated in the festivities.
- intransitive v. To share in something: If only I could participate in your good fortune.
- transitive v. Archaic To partake of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Acting in common; participating.
- intransitive v. To have a share in common with others; to take a part; to play a role; to partake; -- followed by in, formerly by of.
- transitive v. To partake of; to share in; to receive a part of.
- transitive v. To impart, or give, or share of.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To partake; share or share in; receive a part or share of.
- To give a share of; communicate; dispense.
- To take part; partake; have a share in common with others: followed by in, formerly by of, before the object.
- To have features or characteristics in common with another or others.
- Synonyms Share, Participate in, etc. See partake.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. become a participant; be involved in
- v. share in something
The word participate is vague and open to interpretation, but as stated, "Campaign" is defined by the rules and regulations of the DNC.
All you have to do to participate is to send him an email with a specific keyword when he is giving away a particular set of books.
The only thing you need to do in order to participate is to be one of the first five to reply to this, AND post this entry on YOUR live journal - 'cause its fun to give people stuff.
I think that there are enough efforts to sabotage the 2010 census, including the suggestion that the results will be “misused,” that any effort to get people to participate is justified at this point.
In each Revolution, the infrastructure required to participate is progressively smaller.
However, to force students throughout the country to practice and participate is not appropriate, nor just.
Offering information to voters on how to participate is a great service, and it can be a lot of fun.
Mary, I think the idea for the retreat is fabulous, it sounds socially flexible and technically simple to participate from a user standpoint.
The reasoning behind his refusal to participate is actually quite sound.
What helps persuade the cynical to participate is stressing the count's benefits for their children, such as planning for schools and hospitals.