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"
a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
an amount of money contributed
"he expected his contribution to be repaid with interest"
a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story
Something given or offered that adds to a larger whole.
An amount of money given toward something.
The act of contributing.
Origin: From contributionem, from contribuere.
the act of contributing
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
an irregular and arbitrary imposition or tax leved on the people of a town or country
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
Origin: [L. contributio: cf. F. contribution.]
The part played by somebody or something in bringing about an end or result.
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Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1965
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2155
Rank popularity for the word 'Contribution' in Nouns Frequency: #579
The numerical value of Contribution in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Contribution in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.
The chief contribution of Protestantism to human thought is its massive proof that God is a bore.
We need to go out, to make our contribution to regional and global peace, we need support like this, including radar and intelligence.
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.
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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Translations for Contribution
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- дан, принос, участиеBulgarian
- příspěvek, přispěníCzech
- [[finanziell, Beitrag, BeitragenGerman
- συνεισφορά, εισφοράGreek
- aporte, contribuciónSpanish
- avustus, avustaminen, tuki, myötävaikutusFinnish
- contribution, contribution financièreFrench
- financiële steun, financiële bijdrage, bijdrage, bijdragenDutch
- bidragNorwegian Nynorsk
- akʼeʼeeshchínígííNavajo, Navaho
- contribuição, doaçãoPortuguese
- contribuție, contribuire, donațieRomanian
- пожертвование, взнос, дань, вкладRussian
- doprinos, kontribucija, doprinošenjeSerbo-Croatian
- abuloy, kontribusyon, ambagTagalog
- katılım payıTurkish
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