participial

adjective

par·​ti·​cip·​i·​al ˌpär-tə-ˈsi-pē-əl How to pronounce participial (audio)
: of, relating to, or formed with or from a participle
participially adverb

Word History

Etymology

Latin participialis, from participium

First Known Use

1591, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of participial was in 1591

Dictionary Entries Near participial

Cite this Entry

“Participial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/participial. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

participial

adjective
par·​ti·​cip·​i·​al ˌpärt-ə-ˈsip-ē-əl How to pronounce participial (audio)
: of, relating to, or formed with a participle
participial phrase
participially adverb
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