Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
View details Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search
I'm an actor, that's my contribution.
Glenn Close

Meaning of "contribution" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF CONTRIBUTION

contribution  [ˌkɒntrɪˈbjuːʃən] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CONTRIBUTION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Contribution is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CONTRIBUTION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of contribution in the English dictionary

The first definition of contribution in the dictionary is the act of contributing. Other definition of contribution is something contributed, such as money or ideas. Contribution is also an article, story, etc, contributed to a newspaper or other publication.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CONTRIBUTION


attribution
ˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən
comminution
ˌkɒmɪˈnjuːʃən
constitution
ˌkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən
diminution
ˌdɪmɪˈnjuːʃən
disattribution
dɪsˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən
distribution
ˌdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən
execution
ˌɛksɪˈkjuːʃən
institution
ˌɪnstɪˈtjuːʃən
maldistribution
ˌmældɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən
misattribution
mɪsˌætrɪˈbjuːʃən
misdistribution
ˌmɪsdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən
persecution
ˌpɜːsɪˈkjuːʃən
prosecution
ˌprɒsɪˈkjuːʃən
prostitution
ˌprɒstɪˈtjuːʃən
reattribution
ˌriːætrɪˈbjuːʃən
reconstitution
ˌriːkɒnstɪˈtjuːʃən
redistribution
ˌriːdɪstrɪˈbjuːʃən
restitution
ˌrɛstɪˈtjuːʃən
retribution
ˌrɛtrɪˈbjuːʃən
substitution
ˌsʌbstɪˈtjuːʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CONTRIBUTION

contrib.
contributable
contributary
contribute
contributing factor
contributive
contributively
contributiveness
contributor
contributories
contributory
contributory negligence
contrist
contristation
contrite
contritely
contriteness
contrition
contriturate
contrivable

WORDS THAT END LIKE CONTRIBUTION

absolution
accreditation
American Revolution
caution
dilution
dissolution
evolution
First Amendment of the Constitution
French Revolution
high resolution
high-resolution
Industrial Revolution
New Year resolution
normal distribution
October Revolution
Poisson distribution
pollution
precaution
resolution
revolution
solution

Synonyms and antonyms of contribution in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «CONTRIBUTION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «contribution» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of contribution

Translation of «contribution» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF CONTRIBUTION

Find out the translation of contribution to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of contribution from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «contribution» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

贡献
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

contribución
570 millions of speakers

English

contribution
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

योगदान
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إِسْهام
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

вклад
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

contribuição
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অবদান
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contribution
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sumbangan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Beitrag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

寄付
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기여
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Sumbangan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự đóng góp
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பங்களிப்பு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

योगदान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

katkı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contributo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wkład
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

внесок
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

contribuție
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

συνεισφορά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

bydrae
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bidrag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bidrag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of contribution

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRIBUTION»

The term «contribution» is very widely used and occupies the 6.399 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Very widely used
97
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «contribution» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of contribution
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «contribution».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CONTRIBUTION» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «contribution» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «contribution» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about contribution

EXAMPLES

10 QUOTES WITH «CONTRIBUTION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word contribution.
1
Anthony Albanese
Australian seafarers make an important contribution to national security in a country with thousands of kilometres of uninhabited coastline.
2
Karen Allen
I find myself really feeling like it's possible that maybe the greater contribution I'm going to be able to make through this next phase of my life might be as a writer writing wonderful parts for women, or even writing wonderful parts for myself, you know?
3
Benazir Bhutto
America's greatest contribution to the world is its concept of democracy, its concept of freedom, freedom of action, freedom of speech, and freedom of thought.
4
Kenneth Branagh
There are some amazing stories from all over this country, where people's work and contribution has been acknowledged. To be part of that is an absolutely fantastic feeling.
5
Jim Breyer
I want to make as much of a contribution as I can, to Harvard, to higher education and hopefully, to education around the world.
6
Ken Burns
The genius of our country is improvisation, and jazz reflects that. It's our great contribution to the arts.
7
John Cameron
I am not unhappy that my contribution was not recognized. I am sure it helped my career.
8
Eugene Chadbourne
I want to be taken seriously as the type of musician that plays stuff like an electric rake. I mean, how seriously do you take someone like Spike Jones? They take him pretty seriously - a really good musician who made a great contribution in terms of humor, which is part of what I try to do too.
9
Chelsea Clinton
I hope to make a positive, productive contribution, as cheesy as that may sound.
10
Glenn Close
I'm an actor, that's my contribution.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CONTRIBUTION»

Discover the use of contribution in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to contribution and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Contribution of the Rwanda Tribunal to the Development ...
This book offers a thorough analysis of the establishment and the Statute of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda.
L. J. Van Den Herik, 2005
2
Bhatkhande's Contribution to Music: A Historical Perspective
On the work of Vishnu Narayan Bhatkhande, 1860-1936, exponent of Hindustani music.
Sobhana Nayar, 1989
3
The Engineer's Contribution to Contemporary Architecture: ...
The Uruguayan engineer Eladio Dieste was an innovator, designing soaring structures which appear to defy gravity.
Remo Pedreschi, 2000
4
the arab contribution to islamic art: from the seventh to ...
Appraises the early periods of Islamic art within its own cultural framework and according to Islamic esthetics
wijdan ali, 1999
5
Lasting Contribution: How to Think, Plan, and Act to ...
Drawing from such varied sources as Aristotle, Sun Tzu, Victor Frankl, and Confucius, this book marshals insights that touch on information theory, sociology, Zen, psychology, art history, management theory, and other fields.
Tad Waddington, 2007
6
The Jewish Contribution to Modern Architecture, 1830-1930
A book about architecture and society, a wide-ranging cultural and historical depiction of successful Jewish entrepreneurs in an increasingly industrialized Europe, from the dissolution of the ghetto and the 1848 liberation movement to ...
Fredric Bedoire, 2004
7
Anticorruption in Transition: A Contribution to the Policy ...
With the increasing recognition across the world of the damaging effects of corruption on economic growth and social stability.
‎2000
8
Holy Cow: The Hare Krishna Contribution to Vegetarianism and ...
Hinduism scholar Steven Rosen explores the influence of the Hare Krishnas on raising consciousness about vegetarianism and the plight of animals in the United States.
Steven Rosen, 2004
9
Paying for Contribution: Real Performance-related Pay Strategies
Practical workbook and desktop reference source which crystallizes the current isues and provides practical solutions for dealing comprehensively and effectively with pay and performance management.
Duncan Brown, Michael Armstrong, 1999
10
The WTO at Ten: The Contribution of the Dispute Settlement ...
Assesses the past ten years of the WTO and the dispute settlement system.
Giorgio Sacerdoti, Alan Yanovich, Jan Bohanes, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CONTRIBUTION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term contribution is used in the context of the following news items.
1
NDSU review cites 'blind spot' in campaign contribution law
And since North Dakota elections tend to be less expensive than elsewhere, “a $200 contribution is a meaningful amount for North Dakota ... «Dickinson Press, Jul 15»
2
UTA MAX bus contribution decreases
The new contract for the Metro Arlington Xpress bus starts in August and UTA's contribution price will decrease, but MAX parking spots will be ... «UTA The Shorthorn, Jul 15»
3
Court upholds political contribution ban for federal contractors
In his decision, Chief Judge Merrick Garland of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, wrote that the contribution ban did not ... «The Hill, Jul 15»
4
Steyer Kicks Off Campaign with $5 Million Super PAC Contribution
The contribution was Steyer's first donation this year to the group, to which he steered roughly $67 million during the 2014 midterms. NextGen ... «Washington Free Beacon, Jul 15»
5
Tullytown OKs additional $200000 contribution toward pension funds
The Tullytown council voted at its regular meeting Tuesday night to make an additional $200,000 contribution toward its employee pension ... «Bucks County Courier Times, Jul 15»
6
We need a Windrush Day to celebrate the migrant contribution to UK
The contribution covers the spectrum of public life, from politics, faith, public services (especially the NHS) to business, music, food, fashion, ... «Brixton Blog, Jul 15»
7
Lyman Orchards Supports American Cancer Society With “A-maz …
Lyman Orchards Supports American Cancer Society With “A-maz-ing” Contribution to Relay For Life. Posted by patrice.lestrange, Community ... «Hartford Courant, Jul 15»
8
DairyNZ acknowledges Craig Norgate's industry contribution
DairyNZ chairman John Luxton and chief executive Tim Mackle have today expressed their sadness and shock at the death of Craig Norgate, ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
9
W3C Geofencing API Spec Ready for Comment & Contribution
Geofencing refers to the setting up of geographical boundaries and then monitoring them to determine when an application user's device ... «ProgrammableWeb, Jul 15»
10
World Bank honours Sierra Leonean staff for outstanding …
This would not have been possible without the input of Dr. Abu Kargbo (in photo), whose outstanding contribution to the design and ... «Sierra Express Media, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Contribution [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/contribution>. Oct 2022 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z