Participle

Definition of Participle

Par´ti`ci`ple
n.1.(Gram.) A part of speech partaking of the nature of both verb and adjective; a form of a verb, or verbal adjective, modifying a noun, but taking the adjuncts of the verb from which it is derived. In the sentences: a letter is written; being asleep he did not hear; exhausted by toil he will sleep soundly, - written, being, and exhaustedare participles.
By a participle, [I understand] a verb in an adjectival aspect.
- Earle.
2.Anything that partakes of the nature of different things.

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adjectival, adjective, adverb, adverbial, adversative conjunction, attributive, conjunction, conjunctive adverb, coordinating conjunction, copulative, copulative conjunction, correlative conjunction, disjunctive, disjunctive conjunction, exclamatory noun, form class, form word, function class, gerundive, interjection, part of speech, particle, past participle, perfect participle, preposition, present participle, subordinating conjunction, verbal adjective
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Partialism
Partialist
Partiality
Partialize
Partially
Partibility
Partible
Participable
Participant
Participantly
Participate
participating
Participation
Participative
Participator
participatory
Participial
Participialize
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Particle
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Particle physics
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Particular average
Particular Baptist
Particular customs
Particular lien
Particular redemption
Particular theorem
particularise
particularised
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Particularize
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Particulate
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