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- n. one who participates
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who participates, or shares with another; a partaker.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who participates; one who partakes, participates, or shares with another: as, participators in our misfortunes.
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Nor will this appear strange to us if we remember that the just soul, that is to say, the soul which is in a state of grace, is said to be conformed to the image of the Son of God, and is called a participator of the divine nature.
Man is a microcosm, in touch with every rung of the ladder of existence; and he is potentially a 'participator' in the divine mode of existence, which he can make his own by living, so far as may be, in detachment from the vain shadows and perishable goods of earth.
The Legacy of Greece Essays By: Gilbert Murray, W. R. Inge, J. Burnet, Sir T. L. Heath, D'arcy W. Thompson, Charles Singer, R. W. Livingston, A. Toynbee, A. E. Zimmern, Percy Gardner, Sir Reginald Blomfield
It was a very narrow interpretation of the word 'participator' which would permit such a denial; but it was no doubt honestly made, although for the purpose of disguising what John Brown's real agency in the matter was.
The problem with Superman is he looks like a big flaming fag (no offense to homosexuals), Batman just looks like a BDSM participator.
At last I felt more like a contented participator and less like a critical observer.
DoTank had experience organizing participator events in public space and Ethan brought his film production skills and a passion for creating a cinematic experience outside of traditional venues.
He had asked a fellow Forum participator, Philippe Petit, the French highwire artist, to teach him how to walk the tightrope.
To describe what has happened, one has to cross out that old word "observer," and put in its place the new word "participator."
If you have any experiences of resistance to or cooperation with participator web projects of your own, or know of research in this area, I'd love to hear from you.
Yet there is an alternate model, which is much closer to the kind of government envisioned by our nation's founders, a model in which, as Thomas Jefferson wrote in a letter to Joseph Cabel, "every man ... feels that he is a participator in the government of affairs, not merely at an election one day in the year, but every day."