HyperDic: contribute

English > 4 senses of the word contribute:
VERBpossessioncontribute, lend, impart, bestow, add, bringbestow a quality on
possessioncontribute, give, chip in, kick incontribute to some cause
socialcontribute, lead, conducebe conducive to
possessioncontribute, put upprovide
contribute > pronunciation
Soundskahntrih'byuwt
Rhymesabsolute ... uproot: 83 rhymes with uwt...
English > contribute: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningbestow a quality on.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymslend, impart, bestow, add, bring
NarrowerfactorBe a contributing factor
instill, transfuseImpart gradually
throw inadd as an extra or as a gratuity
tinselImpart a cheap brightness to
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishaportar, conceder, contribuir, otorgar, propiciar
Catalanaportar, contribuir, donar
English > contribute: 4 senses > verb 2, possession
Meaningcontribute to some cause.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something to somebody
Synonymsgive, chip in, kick in
Narrowercombineadd together from different sources
Broadergivetransfer possession of something concrete or abstract to somebody
Spanishaportar, conceder, contribuir, donar
Catalanaportar, contribuir, donar
Nounscontributionact of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity / charity
contributionthe part played by a person in bringing about a result
contributorsomeone who contributes (or promises to contribute) a sum of money
English > contribute: 4 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningBe conducive to.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Synonymslead, conduce
Broaderpromote, advance, boost, further, encouragecontribute to the progress or growth of
Adjectivescontributive, contributorytending to bring about
English > contribute: 4 senses > verb 4, possession
MeaningProvide.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Synonymput up
BroaderpayGive money, usually in exchange for goods or services
Spanishaportar, contribuir, donar
Catalanaportar, contribuir, donar
Nounscontributionact of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity / charity

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