verb (used with object), con·trib·ut·ed, con·trib·ut·ing.
verb (used without object), con·trib·ut·ed, con·trib·ut·ing.
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Vicky Ward was a contributing editor to Vanity Fair for 11 years.I Tried to Warn You About Sleazy Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein in 2003|Vicky Ward|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
When My Own Private Idaho came out, that was the first time somebody from our generation was contributing.Coffee Talk with Ethan Hawke: On ‘Boyhood,’ Jennifer Lawrence, and Bill Clinton’s Urinal Exchange|Marlow Stern|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Other contributing writers on the original series included Richard Matheson, Charles Beaumont, and Earl Hamner, Jr.
Success on the field certainly has been a contributing factor to students remaining excited about attending games.How The University of Wisconsin Badgers Are Bucking the Big Ten Ticket Flop|Brian Weidy|October 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Egyptian government is contributing to this rise in extremism also.To Beat ISIS, the Arab World Must Promote Political and Religious Reforms|Rula Jebreal|September 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These gentlemen enhanced their kindness by reading an early proof, and by contributing valuable suggestions and criticisms.The Religion of Ancient Palestine|Stanley A. Cook
Mrs. Ogden Armour provided for the chorus girls, contributing $500 to settle their bills.Chicago's Awful Theater Horror|Various
Malnutrition, shortages of professional medical personnel, and insufficient health facilities were also contributing factors.Area Handbook for Albania|Eugene K. Keefe
We rowed along the shore, and as my host was contributing a pig, we had the animal with us.Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific|Felix Speiser
To the prisoners at Fort Madison, also, I must give the credit of contributing freely from their small savings to my necessities.Prisons and Prayer: Or a Labor of Love|Elizabeth Ryder Wheaton