Definition of Contribution

1. Noun. The part played by a person in bringing about a result. "They all did their share of the work"

Exact synonyms: Part, Share
Generic synonyms: Attempt, Effort, Endeavor, Endeavour, Try
Specialized synonyms: End
Derivative terms: Contribute



2. Noun. A voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause.
Exact synonyms: Donation
Generic synonyms: Gift
Specialized synonyms: Benefaction, Offering, Political Contribution, Political Donation
Derivative terms: Donate

3. Noun. Act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity.
Exact synonyms: Donation
Generic synonyms: Gift, Giving
Specialized synonyms: Subscription, Alms
Derivative terms: Contribute, Contribute, Donate

4. Noun. An amount of money contributed. "He expected his contribution to be repaid with interest"
Generic synonyms: Amount, Amount Of Money, Sum, Sum Of Money

5. Noun. A writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story.
Generic synonyms: Publication, Publishing

Definition of Contribution

1. n. The act of contributing.

Definition of Contribution

1. Noun. Something given or offered that adds to a larger whole. ¹

2. Noun. An amount of money given toward something. ¹

3. Noun. The act of contributing. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contribution

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Contribution

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contredanses
contree
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contretemps
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contribution (current term)
contributional
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contributorships
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contributour
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Literary usage of Contribution

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1. The Origin of the Moving School in Massachusetts by Harlan Updegraff (1907)
"town" may be taken as meaning, the voluntary contribution. ... If tnis were tne case, then the evolution of the contribution with the town rate was worked ..."

2. Germany by OECD Staff, OECD (2004)
"While the contribution rate was targeted to remain below 20 per cent until 2020 and 22 per cent until 2030, the legislation contained a conditional clause ..."

3. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1903)
"SOME years since, while engaged in the study of the phenomena of fatigue and breathlessness, the senior author of this contribution was struck with an ..."

4. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1897)
"•This paper is a further contribution to the subject of a radical cure of malignant disease ¡is published in a paper read before the American Medical ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1907)
"ium " is an interesting contribution which appeared recently in the Proceedings ... It may indeed be considered a valuable contribution to the morphology of ..."

6. Library Journal by Richard Rogers Bowker, Charles Ammi Cutter, American Library Association, Library Association (1899)
"contribution TOWARDS A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ANCIENT LIBRARIES. ... THE bibliographical contribution here presented is the first section of an attempt towards a ..."

7. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1896)
"Pringle's main contribution was a paper on gipsies, based on materials supplied by Scott, who had thought of using them for an article in the 'Quarterly ..."

8. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"contribution BY HERMAN O. MOSENTHAL POST-GRADUATE HOSPITAL MAINTENANCE BY ... As the disease advances and the 'This contribution was presented before the ..."

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