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participant

play
noun par·tic·i·pant \pär-ˈti-sə-pənt, pər-\

Simple Definition of participant

  • : a person who is involved in an activity or event : a person who participates in an activity or event

Full Definition of participant

  1. :  one that participates

participant adjective

Examples of participant

  1. <he seemed to be a willing participant in the prank>



1562

First Known Use of participant

1562


PARTICIPANT Defined for Kids

participant

play
noun par·tic·i·pant \pər-ˈti-sə-pənt, pär-\

Definition of participant

  1. :  a person who takes part in something <contest participants>





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