Definition of Participle

Participle n. means: A part of speech partaking of the nature 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.

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Participle n. means: A part of speech partaking of the nature 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.

Meaning of Participle

Participle (n.) means: A part of speech partaking of the nature 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.

More meanings / definitions of Participle or words, sentences containing Participle?

Participial (a.): Having, or partaking of, the nature and use of a participle; formed from a participle; as, a participial noun.

More (adv.): With a verb or participle.

Participle (a.): Anything that partakes of the nature of different things.

Befog (v. t.): To involve in a fog; -- mostly as a participle or part. adj.

Top (v. t.): To cover on the top; to tip; to cap; -- chiefly used in the past participle.

Participially (adv.): In the sense or manner of a participle.

Get (v. t.): To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; -- with a following participle.

Strike (v. t.): To advance; to cause to go forward; -- used only in past participle.

Been (): The past participle of Be. In old authors it is also the pr. tense plural of Be. See 1st Bee.

Gerundive (n.): The future passive participle; as, amandus, i. e., to be loved.

Overtake (v. t.): Hence, figuratively, in the past participle (overtaken), drunken.

-en (): The termination of the past participle of many strong verbs; as, in broken, gotten, trodden.

Rocket (v. i.): To rise straight up; said of birds; usually in the present participle or as an adjective.

Rut (v. t.): To make a rut or ruts in; -- chiefly used as a past participle or a participial adj.; as, a rutted road.

Indebt (v. t.): To bring into debt; to place under obligation; -- chiefly used in the participle indebted.

Thunderstrike (v. t.): To astonish, or strike dumb, as with something terrible; -- rarely used except in the past participle.

Tatter (v. t.): To rend or tear into rags; -- used chiefly in the past participle as an adjective.

Trichinize (v. t.): To render trichinous; to affect with trichinae; -- chiefly used in the past participle; as, trichinized pork.

Ted (v. t.): To spread, or turn from the swath, and scatter for drying, as new-mowed grass; -- chiefly used in the past participle.

Distract (v. t.): To unsettle the reason of; to render insane; to craze; to madden; -- most frequently used in the participle, distracted.

Touch (v. t.): To affect with insanity, especially in a slight degree; to make partially insane; -- rarely used except in the past participle.

Do (v. t. / auxiliary): To bring to an end by action; to perform completely; to finish; to accomplish; -- a sense conveyed by the construction, which is that of the past participle done.

Seeing (conj. ): but originally a present participle)) In view of the fact (that); considering; taking into account (that); insmuch as; since; because; -- followed by a dependent clause; as, he did well, seeing that he was so young.

Henpeck (v. t.): To subject to petty authority; -- said of a wife who thus treats her husband. Commonly used in the past participle (often adjectively).

Tellurize (v. t.): To impregnate with, or to subject to the action of, tellurium; -- chiefly used adjectively in the past participle; as, tellurized ores.

-ed (): The termination of the past participle of regular, or weak, verbs; also, of analogous participial adjectives from nouns; as, pigmented; talented.

Un- (adv.): To present particles which come from intransitive verbs, or are themselves employed as adjectives, to mark the absence of the activity, disposition, or condition implied by the participle; as, - ---- and the like.

Straiten (v. t.): To restrict; to distress or embarrass in respect of means or conditions of life; -- used chiefly in the past participle; -- as, a man straitened in his circumstances.

Get (v. i.): To arrive at, or bring one's self into, a state, condition, or position; to come to be; to become; -- with a following adjective or past participle belonging to the subject of the verb; as, to get sober; to get awake; to get beaten; to get elected.

Use (v. t.): To accustom; to habituate; to render familiar by practice; to inure; -- employed chiefly in the passive participle; as, men used to cold and hunger; soldiers used to hardships and danger.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Participle

Meaning of manky

manky means: adj gross; disgusting. The word is derived from the French “manqué,” the past participle of “manquer” (to fail).

Meaning of shat

shat means: n the past-participle of “shit” – this also exists in the U.S. but is in much more common usage in the U.K.: That pigeon just shat on my car!

Meaning of Stoned

Stoned means: , (stond) v. past participle., High on drugs.  [Etym., Ray Charles “Let’s go get stoned.”]

Meaning of Keyed

Keyed means: , (keed) v., past participle, Drunk or high.  “At the rave, we were all keyed.”  [Etym., 90’s youth]

Meaning of Reachin’

Reachin’ means: , (REECH-in) v. pres. participle,  Ready to fight.  “If she says that shit again, I’ll be reachin’ for her.”  [Etym., African American]

Meaning of Hatnin’

Hatnin’ means: , (HAT-nin) v., present participle.  Happening, going on.  “Hey, blood, what’s hatnin’.”  [Etym., African American]

Meaning of Gaffle

Gaffle means: (GAF-ful) verb, (past participle: gaffled) steal.  “He gaffled some skrill from his mom.”  [Etym., African American]

Meaning of Pooped

Pooped means: , (poopt)  v. past participle.  Out of breath, exhausted.  “I was pooped after the long hike.”  [Etym., 60’s youth culture]

Meaning of Knockin’

Knockin’ means: , (NOK-in) v. pres. participle., sweet, fine, beautiful, awesome.  “Man, that old Mustang is really knockin’”  [Etym., 90’s youth]

Meaning of telt

telt means: Past participle of tell = told, as in the expression 'That's ye telt!', after you’ve given someone a good kicking, meaning 'That’s what you get for being rude to me (or similar)'.

Meaning of Strapped

Strapped means: , (strapt) v. past participle.  Carrying a weapon.   “When Shaft went underground, he was always strapped.”  [Etym., African American]

Meaning of Moded

Moded means: , (MO-ded) verb, past participle used as adj., being taken advantage of, being disrespected.  “That was cold, brother, you got moded.”  [Etym., 90’s youth culture]

Meaning of Scuffed

Scuffed means: (skuft) adj.,(past participle of verb scuff),  beat up, messed up, or ugly.  “I came out of that party looking really scuffed.”  [Etym., African American]

Meaning of Tacked

Tacked means: , (takt) v. past participle, (also:  tact, taxed), Drunk or high.  “That boy who never comes to class is always tacked.”  [Etym., drug sub-culture]

Meaning of Bubblatin’

Bubblatin’ means: (BUB-el-ay-ten) present participle,  Relaxing, hanging out, chilling with friends.  “We weren’t causing any problem.  We were just bubblatin’.”  [Etym., 90’s youth culture]

Meaning of Packing

Packing means: , (PACK-ing)  v. pres. participle,  Carrying a weapon.  “When that security guard grabbed me, I could feel he was packing.”  [Etym., African American]

Meaning of Cheese

Cheese means: (cheez) verb, (pres.  participle: cheesin’) smile.  “Emilia must have finally hooked up, look how she’s cheesin’”  [Etym., 90’s youth culture]

Meaning of Chill

Chill means: , (chil) v., to relax, hang out, spend time casually.  “I’m just going to chill at home.” Pres. participle:  chillin’.  [Etym., African American]

Meaning of Stagin’

Stagin’ means: , (STAJ-in) v. present participle, Showing off, bragging, putting oneself in the spotlight, usually in front of a crowd.  “I was stagin’ tank in the courtyard.”  [Etym., African American]

Meaning of getten

getten means: Special past participle of got, similar to the American 'gotten', as in 'Aa've getten a new pair of biots?' or 'Me mam's getten a new car!.

Meaning of Participial

Participial means: Having, or partaking of, the nature and use of a participle; formed from a participle; as, a participial noun.

Meaning of More

More means: With a verb or participle.

Meaning of Participle

Participle means: Anything that partakes of the nature of different things.

Meaning of Befog

Befog means: To involve in a fog; -- mostly as a participle or part. adj.

Meaning of Top

Top means: To cover on the top; to tip; to cap; -- chiefly used in the past participle.

Meaning of Participially

Participially means: In the sense or manner of a participle.

Meaning of Get

Get means: To procure to be, or to cause to be in any state or condition; -- with a following participle.

Meaning of Strike

Strike means: To advance; to cause to go forward; -- used only in past participle.

Meaning of Been

Been means: The past participle of Be. In old authors it is also the pr. tense plural of Be. See 1st Bee.

Meaning of Gerundive

Gerundive means: The future passive participle; as, amandus, i. e., to be loved.

Meaning of Overtake

Overtake means: Hence, figuratively, in the past participle (overtaken), drunken.

Meaning of -en

-en means: The termination of the past participle of many strong verbs; as, in broken, gotten, trodden.

Meaning of Rocket

Rocket means: To rise straight up; said of birds; usually in the present participle or as an adjective.

Meaning of Rut

Rut means: To make a rut or ruts in; -- chiefly used as a past participle or a participial adj.; as, a rutted road.

Meaning of Indebt

Indebt means: To bring into debt; to place under obligation; -- chiefly used in the participle indebted.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Digastric

Digastric means: Having two bellies; biventral; -- applied to muscles which are fleshy at each end and have a tendon in the middle, and esp. to the muscle which pulls down the lower jaw.

Meaning of Empyrean

Empyrean means: The highest heaven, where the pure element of fire was supposed by the ancients to subsist.

Meaning of Fencing

Fencing means: /); p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fence

Meaning of Shanghaiing

Shanghaiing means: of Shanghai

Meaning of Sothe

Sothe means: Sooth.

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of DRAG

DRAG means: Drag is slang for to draw on a cigarette or pipe. Drag is slang for women's clothes worn by a man. Drag is slang for a carDrag is London Cockney slang for a three−month prison sentence.. Drag is Polari slang for clothes.Drag was old London Cockney slang for street.

Meaning of GRANNY ANNEX

GRANNY ANNEX means: Granny annex is slang for a renovation or addition to a residence, which is meant to house an elderly relative.

Meaning of PISTOLS

PISTOLS means: Pistols is Black−American slang for zoot trousers.

Meaning of SIPHON

SIPHON means: Siphon is slang for to urinate.

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