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contribute

con·trib·ute

contribute

 
 
pronunciation:
kn trI byut
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part of speech: verb
inflections: contributed, contributes, contributing
definition: to give something for a purpose.
She contributed time and money to the animal shelter.
synonyms:
give
similar words:
furnish, help, present, provide, supply
derivations: contributive (adj.), contributively (adv.), contributor (n.)
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The word contribute contains the following part:
trib Latin root that means grant; allot