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To provide or furnish something in order to reach a common goal, add value, or benefit in some way. The most common way that individuals contribute is by donating funds or items to charitable organizations. An individual who contributes something is called a contributor. "Becky and John contribute 10% of their monthly income to the Salvation Army."

Use 'contribute' in a Sentence

In order for a group to function successfully, each member must contribute, otherwise the resources and labor will not distribute themselves equally amongst group members.
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The more smart people you can get to contribute to your organization the better chance you have of big success.
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We would like you to contribute 3% of your income to help pay to keep the break area clean and updated.
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