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contributed, past tense; contributed, past participle; contributes, 3rd person singular present; contributing, present participle;
  1. Give (something, esp. money) in order to help achieve or provide something
    • - he contributed more than $500,000 to the center
    • - she contributed to a private pension
  2. Help to cause or bring about
    • - gases that contribute to global warming
  3. Supply (an article) for publication
    • - he contributed articles to the magazine
    • - the staff who contribute to your sports pages are doing a splendid job
  4. Give one's views in a discussion
    • - he did not contribute to the meetings

  1. lend: 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"
  2. contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office"
  3. be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"
  4. put up: provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount"
  5. (contribution) the part played by a person in bringing about a result; "I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project"; "they all did their share of the work"
  6. (contribution) a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
  7. (Contributions) Fundraising or fund raising (also development) is the process of soliciting and gathering contributions as money or other resources, by requesting donations from individuals, businesses, charitable foundations, or governmental agencies (see also crowd funding). ...
  8. To give something, that is or becomes part of a larger whole
  9. (contribution) Something given or offered that adds to a larger whole; An amount of money given toward something; The act of contributing
  10. (Contribution) The difference between sales price and variable costs. Contribution is used to cover fixed costs and profits.
  11. (Contribution) The money that you invest in a 529 plan.
  12. (Contribution) Money, services rendered, or other thing of value paid to an entity in exchange for ownership in that entity.
  13. (Contribution) Also known as a ’premium’ and usually used with regard to personal payments into a pension scheme or into investment-based products.
  14. (Contribution) The principle of contribution applies where a risk is insured on more than one insurance policy (for example on a travel and household policy), and the two insurers concerned may share the cost of any claim.
  15. (Contribution) This relates to situations where more than one party covers the risk. Each party is deemed to be liable for its portion of the loss. ...
  16. (Contribution) any cash, property, or services rendered or a promissory note or other binding obligation to contribute cash or property or to perform services, that a person contributes to the limited liability company in that person's capacity as a member.
  17. (Contribution) An unconditional transfer of cash or other assets to an organization for no consideration.  The contribution is irrevocable and immediately tax deductible.
  18. (Contribution) the principle whereby two or more insurers covering the same risk contribute proportionately to any losses.
  19. (Contribution) A voluntary deposit to a retirement plan such as a 401(k) or IRA.
  20. (Contribution) The promise or grant of any money or property of any kind or value, including the promise to pay.
  21. (Contribution) The amount of money left over to contribute to overhead expenses after deducting for customer returns, cost of goods sold, direct selling expenses and variable order-processing costs.
  22. A contribution is an amount you pay into a plan for all those (including self-employed individuals) participating in the plan. Limits apply to how much, under the contribution formula of the plan, can be contributed each year for a participant.
  23. A contribution is a payment to your superannuation account or income stream accounts. After an initial contribution or rollover into the Fund to set up an income stream account, no further contributions or rollovers to the income stream account are permitted. ...
  24. (Contribution) 3rd party down payment.
  25. (Contribution) A conditional transfer payment to an individual or organization for a specified purpose, pursuant to a contribution agreement, that is subject to being accounted for and audited.