Participates vs Talkative - What's the difference?

participates | talkative |


As a verb participates

is .

As an adjective talkative is

tending to talk a lot.

participates

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.

    talkative

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Tending to talk a lot.
  • Speaking openly and honestly, neglecting privacy and consequences.
  • Synonyms

    * chatty, gabby, garrulous, loquacious, outgoing, talksome * long-winded, logorrheic, verbose * indiscreet, outspoken * See also

    Antonyms

    * dour, monosyllabic, sullen, withdrawn * laconic, taciturn, terse, uncommunicative * mute, quiet, silent

    Derived terms

    * talkativeness