contribution, part, sharenoun
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.
Etymology: 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
Etymology: [L. contributio: cf. F. contribution.]
The part played by somebody or something in bringing about an end or result.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
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
In a military sense, is an imposition or tax levied on the people of a conquered town or country.
The act and process of to contribute.
Their contribution was so very helpful to everyone.Submitted by MaryC on March 17, 2020
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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
As individuals our individual contribution is small but as aggregate it’s important, if we drove a little less, turned the lights out at home, that would reduce our energy use. Many of us who own homes can install solar.The opportunities for individuals are wide open. Everyone can also raise their voices, all of us can do that for the sake of the future. Everyone can do a better job.
Although we welcome the reduction in the salary threshold, it is disappointing that the government has not understood the needs of the economy and the vital contribution of workers supporting the operation of warehouses, food factories and city center stores.
Scam artists, of which there are many, will start preying on people, the elderly. They’ll say they can’t take your tax deductible contribution unless you give them their Social Security number.
After the number zero this is India's biggest contribution to society, it is a symbol of our cultural richness.
I think the Pope is probably trying to make the point that the church is composed of all four corners of the globe and not just one, the pope is trying to make people understand the existence of the 'small ones' and show that the 'small ones' can make a contribution.
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- принос, участие, данBulgarian
- příspěvek, přispěníCzech
- Beitragen, Beitrag, [[finanziellGerman
- συνεισφορά, εισφοράGreek
- aporte, contribuciónSpanish
- همکاری, مشارکتPersian
- myötävaikutus, avustaminen, tuki, avustusFinnish
- contribution financière, contributionFrench
- financiële bijdrage, financiële steun, bijdragen, bijdrageDutch
- bidragNorwegian Nynorsk
- akʼeʼeeshchínígííNavajo, Navaho
- contribuição, doaçãoPortuguese
- donație, contribuție, contribuireRomanian
- пожертвование, вклад, дань, взносRussian
- doprinošenje, kontribucija, doprinosSerbo-Croatian
- kontribusyon, ambag, abuloyTagalog
- katılım payıTurkish
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