participle

the term covers both a word derived from a verb and used as an adjective , as in a singing woman, and the -ing and -en non-finite forms of the verb, as in was singing (present participle), has given (past participle).

Participle

A participle is a form of a verb that is used in a sentence to modify a noun or noun phrase and thus plays a role similar to that of an adjective or adverb (some languages have distinct forms for adverbial participles and adjectival participles). It is one of the types of nonfinite verb forms. Its name comes from the Latin participium, a calque of...
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Participle

• (a.) Anything that partakes of the nature of different things. • (n.) 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 t...
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Participle

(Participle (participial)) Words made from verbs that are used either with an auxiliary to create a verb tense (e.g. was eaten) or as an adjective to describe a noun (e.g. an eating apple) or as a noun to label a thing (e.g. the singing was loud). Notice that because the participles all derive from verbs, they always retain the idea of action in th...
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participle

1. 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. 'By a ...
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participle

participial noun a non-finite form of the verb; in English it is used adjectivally and to form compound tenses
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Participle

Par'ti·ci·ple noun [ French participe , Latin participium , from particeps sharing, participant; pars , gen. partis, a part + capere to take. See Participate .] 1. (Gram.) A part of speech partaking of the nature both verb and adjective; a fo...
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participle

a form of the verb used as an adjective
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participle

a form of the verb used as an adjective
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participle

A non-finite form of the verb which in most Indo-European languages is used to express participation in an action, e.g. with the present participle as in He is writing a new book, or to show that an action has been completed, e.g. with the past participle as in He has written a new book. Participles can also appear in attributive form as adjectives...
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Participle

a word derived from a verb and used as an adjective or a noun
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participle

In grammatical analysis, a form of the verb. English has two forms. The present participle ends in -ing; for example, `working` in `They are working` (The verb's tense does not have to be present when the present participle is used, for example `they used ...
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participle

[n] - a non-finite form of the verb
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