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Definition for: participle

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English

Noun

participle ( plural participles )

  1. ( grammar ) a form of a verb that functions as an adjective and, when combined with a form of auxiliary verbs such as have or be , forms certain tenses or moods of the verb
    I have loved you with an everlasting love.
    I am going to the store.

Usage note

In English, participles typically end in -ing or -ed .

Derived terms

Translations

  • Dutch: deelwoord n
  • Finnish: partisiippi
  • French: participe m
  • German: Partizip n
  • Greek, Ancient: μετοχή (metochē) f
  • Greek, Modern: μετοχή (metokhí)
  • Italian: participio (Italian) m
  • Japanese: 分詞
  • Latin: participium m or n
  • Novial: partisipe
  • Spanish: participio (Spanish) m

Other Translations for "participle"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codeparticiple
Hexf0 e1 72 74 69 63 69 f0 6c 65
Pig Latinarticiplepay

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