1. contribute

verb. ['kənˈtrɪbjuːt'] contribute to some cause.


  • give
  • kick in
  • combine


  • go
  • take away
  • repel
  • deconcentrate

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Rhymes with Contribute

  • redistribute
  • distribute

How do you pronounce contribute?

Pronounce contribute as kənˈtrɪbjut.

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Sentences with contribute

1. Verb, base form
All of these factors might contribute to the falling numbers of dingoes out in nature.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Proteins also create enzymes and hemoglobin and contribute to multiple other aspects of the body.

3. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Politicians are held accountable for the decisions they make and policies they contribute.

Quotes about contribute

1. Being a survivor doesn't mean being strong - it's telling people when you need a meal or a ride, company, whatever. It's paying attention to heart wisdom, feelings, not living a role, but having a unique, authentic life, having something to contribute, finding time to love and laugh. All these things are qualities of survivors.
- Bernie Siegel

2. I sincerely hope I can contribute to the progress there has been in relations between Jews and Catholics since the Second Vatican Council in a spirit of renewed collaboration.
- Pope Francis

3. We cannot stop the winter or the summer from coming. We cannot stop the spring or the fall or make them other than they are. They are gifts from the universe that we cannot refuse. But we can choose what we will contribute to life when each arrives.
- Gary Zukav

2. contribute

verb. ['kənˈtrɪbjuːt'] bestow a quality on.


  • throw in
  • tinsel
  • factor
  • instill
  • transfuse
  • bring
  • alter
  • lend
  • modify
  • change
  • bestow
  • add


  • enable
  • loosen
  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate

3. contribute

verb. ['kənˈtrɪbjuːt'] be conducive to.


  • boost
  • promote
  • lead
  • conduce
  • further
  • advance


  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise

4. contribute

verb. ['kənˈtrɪbjuːt'] provide.


  • put up


  • enter
  • unweave