participleNounparticiple (plural participles)
(grammar) A form of a verb that may function as an adjective or noun. English has two types of participles: the present participle and the past participle.
Etymology: From Old French participle (1388), variant of participe, from Latin participium.
Example Sentences Including 'participle'
You used the past participle without a modifier.
What? You used the past participle without a modifier.
Watch it there, Connie. You've got a dangling participle.
The past participle agrees with the direct object placed before it.
At least I'm not the one Who printed the worst dangling participle
The past participle agrees with gender and plural of the complement when it is placed before.
I know what an integer is. I know what a participle is. I know what the Marshall Plan is.
Every time I hesitate over a past participle agreeing, I recall the school classroom at Mauves and that parachute floating down over the Loire.
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