Meaning of “contribute” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] us uk /kənˈtrɪbjuːt, ˈkɒntrɪbjuːt/
Extra Examples
I haven't contributed yet to Sally's collection.Both companies contribute a great deal to local charities.I've contributed ten pounds to the collection.They're asking people to contribute towards the cost of the project.Tourism contributes millions of pounds to the country's economy.

B2 to give something, especially money, in order to provide or achieve something together with other people:

I contributed $20 towards Andrea's present.

to write articles for a newspaper, magazine, or book:

She contributes to several magazines.

(Definition of “contribute” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)