Collaborated vs Participated - What's the difference?

collaborated | participated |


As verbs the difference between collaborated and participated

is that collaborated is (collaborate) while participated is (participate).

collaborated

English

Verb

(head)
  • (collaborate)
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    collaborate

    English

    Verb

    (collaborat)
  • To work together with others to achieve a common goal.
  • Let's collaborate on this dictionary, and get it finished faster.
  • To voluntarily cooperate treasonably, as with an enemy occupation force in one's country.
  • If you collaborate with the occupying forces, you will be shot.

    See also

    * collaborator * collaboration

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    participated

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (participate)

  • participate

    English

    Verb

    (participat)
  • To join in, to take part, to involve oneself ((in) something).
  • (obsolete) To share, share in (something).
  • * 1638 , , Some Yeares Travels , I:
  • they seldome feed together, lest they might participate one anothers impurity: each has his owne cup [...].
  • (obsolete) To share (something) (with) others; to transfer (something) (to) or (unto) others.
  • * 1662 , Thomas Salusbury, Galileo's Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief Systems of the World , II:
  • Make the Earth [...] turn round its own axis in twenty four hours, and towards the same point with all the other Spheres; and without participating this same motion to any other Planet or Star.

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete) Acting in common; participating.
  • * 1608 , , I. i. 101:
  • And, mutually participate , did minister / Unto the appetite and affection common / Of the whole body.