contribute+to

  • 21 contribute — verb ( uted; uting) Etymology: Latin contributus, past participle of contribuere, from com + tribuere to grant more at tribute Date: 1530 transitive verb 1. to give or supply in common with others < contribute money to a cause > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 22 contribute — contributable, adj. contributive, adj. contributively, adv. contributiveness, n. /keuhn trib yooht/, v., contributed, contributing. v.t. 1. to give (money, time, knowledge …

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  • 23 contribute to — phr verb Contribute to is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑factor Contribute to is used with these nouns as the object: ↑collapse, ↑debate, ↑demise, ↑downfall, ↑erosion, ↑fall, ↑well being …

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  • 24 contribute — Synonyms and related words: accommodate, add to, advance, afford, aid, assist, augment, be enfranchised, be implicated in, bear a hand, bend to, bestow, bias, chip in, clothe, come through, compare, conduce, contribute to, dispose, donate, donate …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 25 contribute to — Synonyms and related words: advance, advantage, boost, chip in, conduce to, contribute, decide, determine, donate to, encourage, expedite, facilitate, favor, forward, foster, further, gift, gift with, give to, hasten, influence, kick in, lead to …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 26 contribute to — help to cause or bring about. → contribute …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 27 contribute — [kən trɪbju:t, kɒntrɪbju:t] verb give in order to help achieve or provide something. ↘(contribute to) help to cause or bring about. Derivatives contribution noun contributive kən trɪb adjective contributor noun …

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  • 28 contribute — verb 1) the government contributed a million dollars Syn: give, donate, put up, subscribe, hand out, grant, bestow, present, provide, supply, furnish; informal chip in, pitch in, fork out, shell out, cough up, kick in …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 29 contribute — verb Syn: give, donate, put up, grant, provide, supply; informal chip in; Brit.; informal stump up Phrases: contribute to …

    Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • 30 contribute — con•trib•ute [[t]kənˈtrɪb yut[/t]] v. ut•ed, ut•ing 1) to give (money, assistance, etc.) along with others, as to a common supply or fund 2) to furnish (an article, drawing, etc.) for publication 3) to give money, food, etc., to a common supply… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 31 contribute — [c]/kənˈtrɪbjut / (say kuhn tribyooht), /ˈkɒntrəbjut/ (say kontruhbyooht) verb (contributed, contributing) –verb (t) 1. to give in common with others; give to a common stock or for a common purpose: to contribute money, time, help. 2. to furnish… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 32 contribute — /kən trɪbju:t/ verb to give money or add to money ● We agreed to contribute 10% of the profits. ● They had contributed to the pension fund for 10 years …

    Marketing dictionary in english

  • 33 contribute — /kən trɪbju:t/ verb to give money or add to money ● We agreed to contribute 10% of the profits. ● They had contributed to the pension fund for 10 years …

    Dictionary of banking and finance

  • 34 contribute — To make a gift with others, as to a community chest; to help to cause, or to furnish some aid in causing, the result. Broschart v Tuttle, 59 Conn 1, 21 A 925. In the ordinary signification of the word, one thing is understood to contribute to a… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 35 contribute — verb /kənˈtrɪbjuːt, ˈkɒntrɪˌbjuːt/ To give something, that is or becomes part of a larger whole. Syn: add, assist, bestow, bring, chip in, impart, kick in, lend, provide, put up …

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  • 36 contribute — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. give, subscribe, donate; help, aid, assist; conduce, advance, tend, serve, redound, go. See giving, cause. II (Roget s IV) v. Syn. give, donate, provide, add, share, endow, supply, furnish, bestow,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 37 contribute to — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. assist, advance, conduce to, have a hand in*; see help 1 , support 2 …

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  • 38 contribute — see TRIBE …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 39 contribute — con·trib·ute || kÉ™n trɪbjuːt v. donate, give; cause …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 40 contribute to — donate to; share in bringing about, help to cause …

    English contemporary dictionary