The prophet makes God himself a participator in the crime, if that be one.
Do you not fear that your consent will make you a participator in their guilt?
Your Majesty has made me a participator in the breaking of your word.
He is not merely a spectator of the panorama of Nature, but a participator in it.
I was not only a spectator but a participator in what I have been describing.
I could not be a participator with you, because I believed you to be in the wrong.
Gradually, as she grew older, she settled into the patient single-woman position as assister at feasts, instead of participator.
It was droll to think that Fletcher should be in a manner his confidant, the only participator in his woes.
If the duke were tampering with the loyalty of the troops, what need of proof that he was in any sense a participator in the plot?
Have I not a right to share your griefs, for have I not made you a participator in mine?
1530s, back-formation from participation, or else from Latin participatus, past participle of participare "to share, share in, participate in; to impart," from particeps "partaking, sharing," from parti, past participle of partir "to divide" (see part (n.)) + -cip-, weak form of stem of capere "to take" (see capable). Related: Participated; participating.