participant

noun
par·​tic·​i·​pant | \ pär-ˈti-sə-pənt How to pronounce participant (audio) , pər-\

Definition of participant

: one that participates participants in a contest

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Other Words from participant

participant adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms for participant

Synonyms

actor, partaker, participator, party, player, sharer

Antonyms

nonparticipant

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Examples of participant in a Sentence

he seemed to be a willing participant in the prank

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After all, 98% of our participants reported that helping others resulted in a positive effect in their own lives. Caroline Hallemann, Town & Country, "Read the Full Transcript of Prince Harry's Powerful Speech at the Endeavour Awards," 11 Feb. 2019 Black women are just fed up with the double standards and the cronyism, and many of our participants spoke up. Dee Poku Spalding, Marie Claire, "How I Plan to Get Funding Into the Hands of Black Female Entrepreneurs," 30 Jan. 2019 Like other weight-loss programs, Nutrisystem encourages its participants to combine the plan with a sensible exercise program and additional fruits and vegetables. Caroline Picard, Good Housekeeping, "Here's Where You Can Find Nutrisystem on Sale Right Now," 4 Jan. 2019 This is why reframing the narrative to recognize Indigenous communities as political and civic nations, and their participants as citizens, is crucial. Rory Taylor, Teen Vogue, "DNA Tests Are Not An Indicator of Native Identity," 19 Oct. 2018 Since the outbreak, the number of participants enrolled in substance abuse recovery groups in Scott County has increased by 500%. Melody Warnick, Woman's Day, "These Small-Town Heroes Are Helping Their Communities Thrive," 2 Apr. 2019 All participants will get a private room and a bed inclined at 6 ° with the head end downwards, no options for changing. David Grossman, Popular Mechanics, "Scientists Want to Pay Someone $19,000 to Lie Down For Two Months," 29 Mar. 2019 In the study, participants who actively and intentionally performed acts of kindness became less fearful and avoidant of social situations. Samantha Boardman, Marie Claire, "I Hate Social Situations—Help!," 19 Mar. 2019 Previously, the background blurring feature left the background in place, letting participants wonder at what that vague pile of stuff behind you might be. Mark Hachman, PCWorld, "Microsoft Teams taps AI to boost new background, whiteboarding features," 19 Mar. 2019

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First Known Use of participant

1543, in the meaning defined above

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participant

noun

English Language Learners Definition of participant

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

participant

noun
par·​tic·​i·​pant | \ pər-ˈti-sə-pənt How to pronounce participant (audio) , pär-\

Kids Definition of participant

: a person who takes part in something contest participants

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