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English verb: participate

1. participate (social) share in something

Synonymstake part

Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)act, move

Narrower (hyponym)partake in

2. participate (competition) become a participant; be involved in

SamplesEnter a race.
Enter an agreement.
Enter a drug treatment program.
Enter negotiations.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s PP

Narrower (hyponym)jump

Antonymschuck up the sponge, drop by the wayside, drop out, fall by the wayside, throw in the towel, throw in, give up, quit

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