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contribute   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 kәnˋtrIbjUt 〕


〔 kәnˊtribjuːt 〕

Overview of verb contribute

The verb contribute has 4 senses

  • lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring -- (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")

  • contribute, give, chip in, kick in -- (contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office")

  • contribute, lead, conduce -- (be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing")

  • put up, contribute -- (provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount")