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1. participle

noun. ['ˈpɑːrtɪˌsɪpəl'] a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses.

Synonyms

  • participial
  • present participle
  • perfect participle
  • past participle

Etymology

  • participle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Participle

  • ampal
  • ample
  • appel
  • appell
  • apple
  • archetypal
  • boepple
  • businesspeople
  • capel
  • caple
  • cappel
  • carpal
  • chairpeople
  • chapel
  • chappel
  • chappell
  • chapple
  • congresspeople
  • constantinople
  • coppel

Example sentences of the word participle


1. Noun, singular or mass
There are many irregular verbs in English that have two different forms for past tense and past participle.

2. Adjective
The simple past and the past participle end with the letters "ed."

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