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Definitions of contribute

  1. of a quality, as in; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  6. To give or grant i common with others; to give to a common stock or for a common purpose; to furnish or suply in part; to give (money or other aid) for a specified object; as, to contribute food or fuel for the poor. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. To give a part to a common stock; to lend assistance or aid, or give something, to a common purpose; to have a share in any act or effect. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. To give or use one's power or influence for any object; to assist. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. To give to some common stock; to give in common with others. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. To lend one's aid for a common purpose; to give something to a cause. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. Contributor. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. To give along with others: to give for a common purpose: to pay a share. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To give or bear a part. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  14. To give for a common purpose. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  15. To supply as part of a common stock; give in aid of some object. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  16. To share in effecting a result. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. To give for a common purpose; to pay a share. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. To give a part; to have a share in any act or effect. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. To give or grant in a common with others, as to a common stock; to pay a share; to give a part or share; to impart aid or influence to a common purpose. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. kon-trib'[=u]t, v.t. to give along with others: to give for a common purpose: to furnish an article to a newspaper, &c.: to pay a share.--v.i. to give or bear a part.--adj. CONTRIB'UTARY, paying a share, contributable, subject to contribution.--n. CONTRIB[=U]'TION, a collection: a levy or charge imposed upon a people: anything furnished to a common stock: a written composition supplied to a jointly written book, newspaper, &c.--adjs. CONTRIB'UTIVE, CONTRIB'UTORY, giving a share: helping.--n. CONTRIB'UTOR. [L. con, with, tribu[)e]re, -utum, to give.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  21. Pay, furnish, (to common fund &c.); (intr.) c. to, help to bring about. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
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