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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Peale turned more often to his fellow citizens than to his board of directors to contribute what they could, be it specimen or knowledge.When Science Was the Best Show in America - Issue 93: Forerunners|Lee Alan Dugatkin|November 18, 2020|Nautilus
Showcasing four new designs, this most recent drop from Fenty contributes to the brands driving force – trendy designs that cater to a market who values fresh fashion design.Fenty Releases Second Round Of Heels By Amina Muaddi|Nandi Howard|November 12, 2020|Essence.com
The scarcity of e-cigarettes may have contributed to rising cigarette interest during the pandemic.
“Combining diverse measures in a way that they support and build on each other may enhance the level of protection and may therefore contribute to reaching EU standards,” it suggests.Europe puts out advice on fixing international data transfers that’s cold comfort for Facebook|Natasha Lomas|November 11, 2020|TechCrunch
This should contribute to longer battery life and better efficiency in low-power tasks like checking emails, for instance.
The social degradation of the Negro is the greatest factor contributive to this high criminal record.
The sense of being contributive to his holiday satisfaction reigned in her.The Path of a Star|Mrs. Everard Cotes (AKA Sara Jeannette Duncan)
The contributive part of French in the new vocabulary corresponds to the branches of activity reserved to the new-comers.A Literary History of the English People|Jean Jules Jusserand
In fact, to him that mode may be as important a factor contributive to the desired result as the drug itself.Fetichism in West Africa|Robert Hamill Nassau
Description also, in the most artistic fiction, is used only as subsidiary and contributive to narration.Materials and Methods of Fiction|Clayton Hamilton