What does Contribution mean?

Definitions for Contributionˌkɒn trəˈbyu ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Contribution.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contribution, part, share(noun)

    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"

  2. contribution, donation(noun)

    a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause

  3. contribution, donation(noun)

    act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity

  4. contribution(noun)

    an amount of money contributed

    "he expected his contribution to be repaid with interest"

  5. contribution(noun)

    a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story

Wiktionary

  1. contribution(Noun)

    Something given or offered that adds to a larger whole.

  2. contribution(Noun)

    An amount of money given toward something.

  3. contribution(Noun)

    The act of contributing.

  4. Origin: From contributionem, from contribuere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contribution(noun)

    the act of contributing

  2. Contribution(noun)

    that which is contributed; -- either the portion which an individual furnishes to the common stock, or the whole which is formed by the gifts of individuals

  3. Contribution(noun)

    an irregular and arbitrary imposition or tax leved on the people of a town or country

  4. Contribution(noun)

    payment, by each of several jointly liable, of a share in a loss suffered or an amount paid by one of their number for the common benefit

  5. Origin: [L. contributio: cf. F. contribution.]

Freebase

  1. Contribution

    The part played by somebody or something in bringing about an end or result.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1965

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2155

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Nouns Frequency: #579

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Contribution in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Contribution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

    When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.

  2. H. L. Mencken:

    The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore.

  3. Jin Zhirui:

    We need to go out, to make our contribution to regional and global peace, we need support like this, including radar and intelligence.

  4. Spokeswoman Marianella Delabarrera:

    We appreciate his contribution to the successful year that we had in 2014, we're really looking forward to 2015 - we do see quite a few things coming to fruition.

  5. Alex Brown:

    For many years in (NASRA's) data set, the median employee contribution rate held constant despite a number of states passing increases to their employee contribution rates.

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