noun. ['ˈpɑːrtɪˌsɪpəl'] a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses.
- present participle
- perfect participle
- past participle
- participle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
Words that Rhyme with Past Participle
Example sentences of the word past-participle
1. Noun Phrase
There are many irregular verbs in English that have two different forms for past tense and past participle.
2. Noun Phrase
Use "has" or "have" and the past participle of the main verb.
3. Noun Phrase
Conjugate verbs in English into five tenses: present, past, future, present participle and past participle.
4. Noun Phrase
A past participle usually ends in -ed.
noun. ['ˈpæst'] the time that has elapsed.
- old times
- good old days
- auld langsyne
- time out of mind
- past times
- water under the bridge
adjective. ['ˈpæst'] earlier than the present time; no longer current.
adverb. ['ˈpæst'] so as to pass a given point.
noun. ['ˈpæst'] a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret).
- time period
adjective. ['ˈpæst'] of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office.
noun. ['ˈpæst'] a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past.