What does the word participation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • A sharing.

Usage examples for participation

  1. The countess had once or twice made small efforts to come to terms of peace with him; or rather to a truce, under which there might still be some friendship between them,- accompanied, however, by a positive condition that Clara should be omitted from any participation in it. – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  2. Nothing can more quickly gain the respect and affection of a child than such participation. – Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie H. Bancroft
  3. Shut off from participation in free, public, parliamentary political debate, the Russians of 1860 and of to- day are almost certain to judge the literary value of a work by what they regard as its political and social tendency. – Essays on Russian Novelists by William Lyon Phelps