Meaning of “contribute” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ I, T ] us uk /kənˈtrɪbjuːt, ˈkɒntrɪbjuːt/

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

I contributed $20 towards Andrea's present.

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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)