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contribute

(Assist), verb abet, accommodate, advance, advise, afford aid, aid, assist, assist substannially, be a party to, be helpful, be of service, bear a part, bring aid, conduce, cooperate, encourage, enter into, furrish aid, give aid, help, intercede for, join in, lend assistance, minister, partake, partake of, participate, prodesse, render help, serve, stand by, subscribe to, succor, support, take an active part in, tend
Associated concepts: contributing cause, contributing to delinquency of a minor, contributing to support a dependent

contribute

(Indemnify), verb compensate, give back, indemnity, make compensation, make reparation, make restitution, pay back, pay damages, recompense, remit, remunerate, restore, return, satisfy, tender

contribute

(Supply), verb accord, add, administer, afford, allot, assign, award, bequeath, bequest, bestow, cede, commit, confer, consign, convey, deed, deliver, devote, dispense, dispose of, dole out, donate, endow, enrich, equip, furnish, give, give away, grant, hand over, impart, invest, mete out, pass down, pay, present, proffer, relinquish, remit, render, share, subsidize, supply, tender, transmit, will
Associated concepts: contributed capital, contributing fault, contributing negligence, contributing proximate cause
See also: abet, administer, assist, bear, benefit, bequeath, bestow, capitalize, convey, cooperate, create, defray, dole, endow, fund, furnish, give, grant, help, inure, involve, participate, pay, present, profit, provide, redound, render, replenish, spend, subsidize, supply, support, transfer, yield
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The notion that our healthcare settings contribute to the amplification of infectious disease contradicts our expectations.
This study examined the organizational factors that contribute to social workers' frustration with their work situation.
Learning that contributes to students' emancipation can be anxiety provoking (Brookfield, 1990; Mezirow, 1990).
Phosphoric and citric acids, natural juices and carbonated water contribute to the acidity of pops.
Program profiles women who contribute to wealth, job creation and economic diversity of Ontario s' North
If a taxpayer contributes $2,000 to an IRA beginning at age 19 (assuming he or she has sufficient earned income) and continues contributing for seven more years, that $16,000 investment will be worth $2,043,715 when the taxpayer reaches age 65 (assuming a 12% rate of return).
The presence of a third party (either the note swapper or a bank) serves to value the note, but it does not change the underlying economics of the transaction for a creditworthy taxpayer that could otherwise contribute its own note to the corporation.
Some scientists suspect the free-radical damage contributes to the aging process.
The design contributes to the overall strength and rigidity of the engine, factors which help to lessen vibration and reduce noise.
From test fires, Crutzen estimates that biomass burning contributes about half the carbon monoxide present in the atmosphere; other recent studies suggest it contributes about one-fourth the carbon monoxide.
Majority of consumers open their accounts, contribute funds and carry over balances;