What does contribution mean?

Definitions for contribution
ˌkɒn trəˈbyu ʃəncon·tri·bu·tion

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.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. contribution

    Money paid in order to save a place from being plundered by a hostile force. (See RANSOM.) Also, a sum raised among merchants, where goods have been thrown overboard in stress of weather, towards the loss of the owners thereof.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. contribution

    In a military sense, is an imposition or tax levied on the people of a conquered town or country.

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

How to pronounce contribution?

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How to say contribution in sign language?

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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

Examples of contribution in a Sentence

  1. John Coustas:

    In shipping this is a pure contribution.

  2. Roosevelt, Eleanor:

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

  3. Frank Crane:

    Your sole contribution to the sum of things is yourself.

  4. Eleanor Roosevelt:

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

  5. Oscar Bonga Nomvete:

    Your creative contribution to the world is your service to God.

Images & Illustrations of contribution

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