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Join in an activity; be involved.‘we have come here to take part in a major game’‘they ran away and took no part in the battle’
participate, join in, get involved, enter, go in for something, throw oneself into something, share in something, play a part, play a role, be a participant, partake, contribute, be associated, associate oneself, have a hand, have something to do with something, be party to something, be a party to something, cooperate, help, assist, lend a handparticipate in, engage in, enter into, join in, get involved in, go in for, throw oneself into, share in, play a part in, play a role in, be a participant in, partake in, contribute to, be associated with, associate oneself with, have a hand in, have something to do with, be party to, be a party toView synonyms
- ‘Jay insists that his son takes part in the same activities as every other kid in America: baseball, basketball and camp.’
- ‘My wife is not as good a judge, in my opinion, as she does not take part in sporting activities.’
- ‘Schools taking part will enjoy activities designed to promote reading as a fun activity.’
- ‘Youngsters at a Trowbridge church have been taking part in a season of seaside activities.’
- ‘Thank you to everybody who contributed to and took part in the Menu for Hope.’
- ‘She gets a lot of time to indulge in her hobbies like gardening and reading, goes for walk and takes part in many other activities.’
- ‘Last year, thousands of children at hundreds of schools took part in all kinds of activities.’
- ‘The youngsters were sponsored by their families and friends to take part in an activity.’
- ‘Everybody who takes part will be entered in a draw for all sorts of prizes from a computer to a journey by hot air balloon.’
- ‘The firm has also pledged to raise money by taking part in events and activities throughout the year.’
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