Meaning of “participle” - Learner’s Dictionary

participle

noun [ C ] uk us /pɑːˈtɪsɪpl/ US  /ˈpɑːtɪsɪpl/

the form of a verb that usually ends with '-ed' or '-ing' and is used in some verb tenses or as an adjective

→ See also past participle , present participle

(Definition of “participle” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)