Definition of participant
: one that participates participants in a contest
Examples of participant in a Sentence
he seemed to be a willing participant in the prank
Recent Examples of participant from the Web
The cord-cutting revolution isn’t just feeding into Google and Facebook’s bottom line; what’s more, those two companies are direct participants in the cable bundle’s unwinding.
Participants agreed to set numerical goals to limit their carbon emissions, though adherence is voluntary and there are no sanctions for failure.
The competition started with 291 participants in rounds one and two, and 259 who took part in round three.
One reason for the support, Merican said, is that about 200 participants in the program last year showed up for their court dates at a rate of 99 percent.
Murphy wrote a letter to participants in the first race, guaranteeing to fix the snafus.
Participants can get their event wristbands at any of four participating venues:
Demiris brought his study to participants in their own houses.
There will be notes of mourning in this year’s festivities, as participants honor DanceAfrica’s founder, Chuck Davis, who died this month.
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First Known Use of participant
PARTICIPANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of participant for English Language Learners
: a person who is involved in an activity or event : a person who participates in an activity or event
PARTICIPANT Defined for Kids
Definition of participant for Students
: a person who takes part in something contest participants
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