participant

[pahr-tis-uh-puhnt]
noun
1.
a person or group that participates; partaker.
adjective
2.
participating; sharing.

Origin:
1520–30; < Latin participant- (stem of participāns), present participle of participāre. See participate, -ant

participantly, adverb
unparticipant, adjective


1. participator, associate, contributor, colleague.
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participate (pɑːˈtɪsɪˌpeɪt)
 
vb (often foll by in)
to take part, be or become actively involved, or share (in)
 
[C16: from Latin participāre, from parspart + capere to take]
 
par'ticipant
 
adj, —n
 
partici'pation
 
n
 
par'ticipator
 
n
 
par'ticipatory
 
adj

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Example sentences
Participants were to decide how much hot sauce to give to a participant
  purportedly taking part in a food-tasting study.
It's a blowout affair that includes an unlimited number of roasted ears for
  every participant.
So, judge not the sport, but rather the individual participant.
So the verification was not perfect, only being able to show if a participant
  had smoked within the last few days.
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