Antonyms for participate

drop out, give up, quit, throw in the towel, throw in, chuck up the sponge.

Quotes of participate

  1. People notice it and they help you participate and see your work included in this project and when we ship our browser, you and millions of other people get to see the fruits of your efforts. – Mitchell Baker
  2. You don't have to buy from anyone. You don't have to work at any particular job. You don't have to participate in any given relationship. You can choose. – Harry Browne
  3. I'm very interested, for instance, in music in education- getting young people not only to listen to, but participate in the music that I write. I consider this one of the most vital aspects of my work. – Peter Maxwell Davies
  4. Digital imaging has untied our hands with regards to technical limitations. We no longer have to be arbiters of technology; we get to participate in the interpretation of technology into creative content. – John Dykstra
  5. We like where we live and we wanna participate in our neighbourhoods and communities and stuff and try to- we're not like benevolent- it's pretty basic. – Jon Fishman
  6. Let each person do his or her part. If one citizen is unwilling to participate all of us are going to suffer. For the American idea, though it is shared by all of us, is realized in each one of us. – Barbara Jordan
  7. We are born charming, fresh and spontaneous and must be civilized before we are fit to participate in society. – Judith Martin
  8. Our people get profit -sharing checks. I got a report the other day that says that 84 percent of our people participate in our stock purchase program, where they can buy stock at a 15 percent discount. – David Neeleman
  9. I opposed Clinton's budget deal in 1997 because he brought in $115 billion cut in Medicare that created greater pressure for providers not to participate – David Obey
  10. Someone who does an act. In a democratic society, you're supposed to be an activist; that is, you participate It could be a letter written to an editor. – Studs Terkel
  11. Originally a record producer more or less hired a bunch of professionals to participate in a recording session, the performers and the technicians, and a music director was put in charge. That directly related to a film producer's job. – Tony Visconti
  12. When too many Americans don't vote or participate some see apathy and despair. I see disappointment and even outrage. And I believe that out of this frustration can come hope and action. – Paul Wellstone
  13. I'm not photographing the model in the classic sense; the model is playing a part in my photographs. It's more like theater. I always work with models I know, and I let them participate in deciding how to act their part. – Kim Weston

Usage examples for participate

  1. Being without the money to participate much in a city's recreation, he welcomed the opportunity of getting something for nothing, which it seemed he would do in an odd game of poker at one penny ante. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  2. He was determined that they should participate in all the honours of the kingdom, and with regard to a peace with Spain, he would have as much care for the interests of the United Provinces as for his own. – History of the United Netherlands, 1594 by John Lothrop Motley
  3. But in this hope Emily Morton did not participate – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell
  4. On the 26th of the month- and only five days after the communication by Walsingham just noticed- the Queen was furious that any admission should have been made to the States of their right to participate with her in peace- negotiations. – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  5. The bankers at once asked him whether he would request them to participate in the " six- power" loan, as President Taft had done. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  6. They did not participate as organizations in the first government. – The Russian Revolution; The Jugo-Slav Movement by Alexander Petrunkevitch, Samuel Northrup Harper, Frank Alfred Golder, Robert Joseph Kerner
  7. I can again assure you that the Princess of Wales and the other members of the Royal family are most ready to participate with me in the feeling of sincere gratitude with which I now acknowledge the compliment you have just paid us. – Speeches and Addresses of H. R. H. the Prince of Wales: 1863-1888 by Edward VII
  8. And will not you too participate in the happiness of this moment? – The Mysterious Wanderer, Vol. I by Sophia Reeve
  9. All at least cannot participate in this statement of grievances, for I myself know of many, who, satisfied in all their demands, have returned to their duty. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  10. 118. " Because they participate the nature both of adverbs and conjunctions." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  11. It was to participate as I could, and might, in the struggle. – Reminiscences of Charles Bradlaugh by George W. Foote
  12. Small Irish farmers like to see the hunt almost as much as the hunting set themselves like to participate in it. – The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent by S.M. Hussey
  13. Who participate in that joy which dissolves and rarifies man to the essence of heaven? – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  14. They were married in 1806, and she brought him something better than money- a true and loving heart; which helped him to carry his burden, and was ready with him to cast that burden upon the mighty shoulders of the Saviour, and to participate in his joy and peace. – Some Jewish Witnesses For Christ by Rev. A. Bernstein, B.D.
  15. The first rush had carried him well into the fray, but once there he had shown his good judgment by refusing to participate in it. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  16. In any case, you first must come and participate in our program. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  17. The men who fought side by side should stand side by side when they participate in a grateful nation's kind remembrance. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  18. Labor, management, and government at all levels can and must participate in improving these tools of growth. – State of the Union Addresses of Ronald Reagan by Ronald Reagan
  19. I will participate even at the expense of my interests for your satisfaction. – Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson by Peter Esprit Radisson
  20. Very soon the following stations agreed to participate in the tests. – The Dawn of Amateur Radio in the U.K. and Greece A Personal View by Norman F. Joly

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