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contribute /kənˈtrɪbjuːt/ verb

اعانه دادن ، شرکت کردن در ، همکاری وکمک کردن ، هم بخشی کردن ، قانون ـ فقه: شرکت کردن
- give, add, bestow, chip in (informal), donate, provide, subscribe, supply
- contribute to: be partly responsible for, be conducive to, be instrumental in, help, lead to, tend to
Contrasted words: detract, minus, subtract, take away
Related Idioms: put something in the pot, sweeten the kitty, do one's bit, have a hand in
Related Words: aid, help, assist, add (to), augment, supplement, fortify, recruit, reinforce, strengthen

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

contribute S3 W2 AC /kənˈtrɪbjuːt/ verb
[Word Family: noun: contribution, contributor; verb: contribute; adjective: contributory]
[Date: 1500-1600; Language: Latin; Origin: past participle of contribuere, from com- ( ⇒ COM-) + tribuere (, tribute)]

1. [intransitive and transitive] to give money, help, ideas etc to something that a lot of other people are also involved in
contribute to/towards
City employees cannot contribute to political campaigns.
contribute something to/towards something
The volunteers contribute their own time to the project.

2. [intransitive] to help to make something happen ⇒ contributory:
Stress is a contributing factor in many illnesses.
contribute to
Alcohol contributes to 100,000 deaths a year in the US.
contribute substantially/significantly/greatly etc to something
Enya’s success has contributed substantially to the current interest in Celtic music.

3. [intransitive and transitive] to write articles, stories, poems etc for a newspaper or magazine ⇒ contributor
contribute to
one of several authors contributing to the book

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. give
ADV. enormously, generously, greatly, handsomely, heavily, substantially His research has contributed enormously to our understanding of this disease. Many people contributed generously to the appeal.
equally a situation where husband and wife contribute equally to the family budget
fully | financially
VERB + CONTRIBUTE be asked to, be encouraged to
PREP. to I would like to contribute to the church restoration fund.
towards The company contributed £50,000 towards training costs.
PHRASES have little/a lot/much to contribute (to sth) He had very little to contribute to the conversation.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. help cause sth
ADV. greatly, largely, significantly, substantially Parental involvement contributes significantly to children's learning.
effectively | further | actively, directly Unemployment contributes directly to homelessness.
indirectly | undoubtedly | unwittingly
PREP. to Several factors might contribute to the development of the disease.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. write for a newspaper, etc.
ADV. regularly a talented photographer who contributed regularly to ‘The Face’
PREP. to Students are encouraged to contribute articles to the university magazine.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: Oxfam and Save the Children have contributed a lot of money for the relief work.
GOOD: Oxfam and Save the Children have contributed a lot of money to the relief work.
BAD: When I return home, I hope to contribute my country's economic development.
GOOD: When I return home, I hope to contribute to my country's economic development.

Usage Note:
contribute (money or some other form of assistance) to sth : 'In recent years a number of major corporations have contributed large sums of money to the President's campaign funds.'

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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TahlilGaran : دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی contribute) | علیرضا معتمد , دیکشنری تحلیلگران , وب اپلیکیشن , تحلیلگران , دیکشنری , آنلاین , آیفون , IOS , آموزش مجازی 4.28 : 2113
4.28دیکشنری آنلاین تحلیلگران (معنی contribute)
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