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Definition 1: act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for contribution in the sense of this definition

(contribution is a kind of ...) the act of giving

(... is a kind of contribution ) a pledged contribution

(... is a kind of contribution ) money or goods contributed to the poor

Definition 2: a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story - [noun denoting act]

(contribution is a kind of ...) the business of issuing printed matter for sale or distribution

Definition 3: the effort contributed by a person in bringing about a result - [noun denoting act]

Samples where contribution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I am proud of my contribution in advancing the project
  • they all did their share of the work

Synonyms for contribution in the sense of this definition

(contribution is a kind of ...) earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

"made an effort to cover all the reading material" "wished him luck in his endeavor" "she gave it a good try"

(... is a kind of contribution ) the part you are expected to play

"he held up his end"

Definition 4: a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for contribution in the sense of this definition

(contribution is a kind of ...) something acquired without compensation

(... is a kind of contribution ) a contribution of money or assistance

(... is a kind of contribution ) money contributed to a religious organization

(... is a kind of contribution ) a contribution made to a politician or a political campaign or a political party

Definition 5: an amount of money contributed - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where contribution or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he expected his contribution to be repaid with interest

(contribution is a kind of ...) a quantity of money

"he borrowed a large sum" "the amount he had in cash was insufficient"

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