participle meaning

EN[pɑːˈtɪsɪpəl] [ˈpɑɹtɪˌsɪpəl]
  • A participle is a form of a verb that is used in a sentence to modify a noun, noun phrase, verb or verb phrase, and thus plays a role similar to that of an adjective or adverb. It is one of the types of nonfinite verb forms.
  • Participles may correspond to the active voice (active participles), where the modified noun is taken to represent the agent of the action denoted by the verb; or to the passive voice (passive participles),
  • In some languages, participles can be used in the periphrastic formation of compound verb tenses, aspects or voices.
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    1. Nouns
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    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of participle for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "participle" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
    Difficultness: Level 4
    Easy     ➨     Difficult
    Definiteness: Level 6
    Definite    ➨     Versatile