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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conducive, contributing(a), contributive, contributory, tributaryadjective

    tending to bring about; being partly responsible for

    "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Contributing

    of Contribute

Editors Contribution

  1. contributingverb

    Verb form of the word contribute.

    To contribute to the lives of our fellow human beings on the planet is an honour and gift.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of contributing in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of contributing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of contributing in a Sentence

  1. Ian Ruggier:

    It allows people to see that they are contributing towards saving lives. (The success) will depend on the popularity of the app.

  2. David Cameron:

    Russia has chosen to tear up the international rule book and trample over the affairs of a sovereign state ... we cannot walk on by, we will be contributing an additional 1,000 troops for exercises in Eastern Europe this year.

  3. Melina Sharp of Futureproof Clare:

    Like a plastic cup, those emails are also contributing to emissions. They're building up somewhere, just not in your home, but in new data centers built over the world, people are worried about single use cups, but actually they( plastics and data) are both fossil fuel-based at the moment.

  4. Tim Massad:

    I don't think anyone really knows what this is due to, but you worry that manipulation could be a contributing factor given the lack of regulation and transparency in this market compared to other markets.

  5. Anthony Bourdain:

    I was sharing a house in Provincetown one summer with a bunch of friends from high school. I was not contributing to the rent, and everybody I was living with was working in seasonal jobs at restaurants either as cooks or floor staff, one night they just said, we need a dishwasher and it’s going to be you, since you are not contributing to the rent. SoI got started as a dishwasher and fell in love with the whole business and the whole subculture.

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    relating to or concerned with a city or densely populated area
    • A. urban
    • B. busy
    • C. occasional
    • D. hatched

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