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.
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.
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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
Examples of contribution in a Sentence
In shipping this is a pure contribution.
When you cease to make a contribution you begin to die.
Your sole contribution to the sum of things is yourself.
When you cease to make a contribution, you begin to die.
Your creative contribution to the world is your service to God.
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Translations for contribution
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- дан, принос, участиеBulgarian
- příspěvek, přispěníCzech
- [[finanziell, Beitrag, BeitragenGerman
- συνεισφορά, εισφοράGreek
- aporte, contribuciónSpanish
- همکاری, مشارکتPersian
- 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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