Bedeutung von “contribute to sth” — Learner’s Dictionary

contribute to sth

phrasal verb with contribute us uk /kənˈtrɪbjuːt, ˈkɒntrɪbjuːt/ verb [ I, T ]

to be one of the causes of an event or a situation:

Smoking contributed to his early death.

(Definition von “contribute to sth” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)