V in n
I.1 The 'participate' group
These verbs are concerned with helping to do something or taking part in an activity together with other people.When the preposition in is followed by a noun group, these verbs have Structure III (see meaning group III.5 below).
aid assist collaborate collude help join participate
We hope to be able to assist in safeguarding the future of the Leyland plant in Lancashire.
People want to participate in making decisions.