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contributing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Contribute  \Con*trib"ute\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Contributed};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Contributing}.]  [L.  contributus  p.  p.  of 
  contribuere  to  bring  together,  to  add  con-  +  tribuere  to 
  grant,  impart.  See  {Tribute}.] 
  To  give  or  grant  i  common  with  others  to  give  to  a  common 
  stock  or  for  a  common  purpose;  to  furnish  or  suply  in  part 
  to  give  (money  or  other  aid)  for  a  specified  object;  as  to 
  contribute  food  or  fuel  for  the  poor. 
 
  England  contributes  much  more  than  any  other  of  the 
  allies.  --Addison. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  contributing 
  adj  :  tending  to  bring  about  being  partly  responsible  for 
  "working  conditions  are  not  conducive  to  productivity"; 
  "the  seaport  was  a  contributing  factor  in  the  growth  of 
  the  city";  "a  contributory  factor"  [syn:  {conducive},  {contributing(a)}, 
  {contributive},  {contributory}] 




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