Contribute (verb)

  1. To give or supply (something, especially money or time) for a common purpose or to help a particular cause.
  2. To give or add (something) to a larger whole.
  3. To play a role in bringing about a particular result or state of affairs.


From latin contribuere, from con- "together" + tribuere "assign, attribute", from tribus "tribe, third".


  1. He contributed money to the campaign.
  2. She contributed her time to the charity.
  3. The company contributed to the construction of the new hospital.
  4. He contributed to the discussion with his ideas.
  5. The player contributed to the team's victory.
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