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English noun: contribution

1. contribution (act) the part played by a person in bringing about a result


SamplesI am proud of my contribution in advancing the project.
They all did their share of the work.


Synonymspart, share


Broader (hypernym)attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try


Narrower (hyponym)end

2. contribution (possession) a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause


Synonymsdonation


Broader (hypernym)gift


Narrower (hyponym)benefaction, offering, political contribution, political donation

3. contribution (act) act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity


Synonymsdonation


Broader (hypernym)gift, giving


Narrower (hyponym)alms, subscription

4. contribution (possession) an amount of money contributed


SamplesHe expected his contribution to be repaid with interest.


Broader (hypernym)amount, amount of money, sum, sum of money

5. contribution (act) a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story


Broader (hypernym)publication, publishing









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