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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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A form of a verb used with a helping verb to form certain tenses (e.g. They are leaving tomorrow.).

Usage examples (31)
  • The teacher taught the students about using a participle with a verb.
  • The past participle is here coincident in time with the preceding verb, ye were
  • This use of the participle is a Latinism: see note, l.
  • But we find sentences in the LXX in which a participle is the only verb. for more
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