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Meaning of PARTICIPATION

Pronunciation:  pâr`tisu'peyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act sharing in the activities of a group; "the teacher tried to increase his students' engagement in class activities"
  2. [n]  the condition of sharing in common with others (as fellows or partners etc.)
 

PARTICIPATION is a 13 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: engagement, involvement, involvement
 
 Antonyms: non-engagement, non-involvement, nonparticipation
 
 See Also: commitment, condition, group action, group participation, intercession, intervention, status

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par*tic`i*pa"tion\, n. [F. participation, L.
participatio.]
1. The act or state of participating, or sharing in common
   with others; as, a participation in joy or sorrows.

         These deities are so by participation. --Bp.
                                               Stillingfleet.

         What an honor, that God should admit us into such a
         blessed participation of himself!     --Atterbury.

2. Distribution; division into shares. [Obs.] --Raleigh.

3. community; fellowship; association. [Obs.] --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: admissibility, admission, affiliation, assimilation, association, companionship, company, completeness, comprehension, comprehensiveness, comprisal, consociation, cooperation, coverage, eligibility, embodiment, embracement, encompassment, envisagement, exhaustiveness, fellowship, fraternity, fraternization, inclusion, inclusiveness, incorporation, membership, openness, partaking, reception, sharing, society, tolerance, toleration, whole
 

 

 

 

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