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  • verbdonate, provide
  • verbbe partly responsible for

synonyms for contributes

  • add
  • commit
  • devote
  • give
  • grant
  • pony up
  • share
  • subsidize
  • supply
  • accord
  • afford
  • assign
  • bequeath
  • bestow
  • confer
  • dispense
  • dower
  • endow
  • enrich
  • furnish
  • present
  • proffer
  • sacrifice
  • subscribe
  • tender
  • will
  • ante up
  • bequest
  • chip in
  • come through
  • dole out
  • give away
  • go Dutch
  • hand out
  • kick in
  • pitch in
  • sweeten the kitty
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antonyms for contributes

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  • hold
  • keep
  • take
  • disagree
  • receive
  • refuse
  • withhold
  • counteract
  • disapprove
  • harm
  • hurt
  • neglect
  • oppose
  • shun
  • subtract
  • take away
  • withdraw
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How to use contributes in a sentence

Thus the Gulf Stream, directly and indirectly, probably contributes more than half the rainfall about the Atlantic basin.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
This is enough to make the San Franciscan an exotic, and it contributes in a great measure to his fatal content.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Thus, Virginia with approximately 135,000 farms, contributes significantly to the agricultural economy of the United States.
HALLOWED HERITAGE: THE LIFE OF VIRGINIADOROTHY M. TORPEY
Now no single line or exercise is an end in itself; it contributes to some whole.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The great artist is himself immortal, even if he contributes very little to save the world.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
He gets nothing for the job, contributes his share towards the church expenses as well, and is satisfied.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
This may be styled a serial arrangement of sentences, since in such a case each contributes to the topic only as one in a chain.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
The Nile contributes to fecundity more than other rivers, and among other animals of large bulk, produces the amphibious kind.
THE GEOGRAPHY OF STRABO, VOLUME III (OF 3)STRABO
Anything that contributes to this highest attainment should be undertaken with joy.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
And perhaps nothing contributes more to hasty accusations of ingratitude than forgetfulness of this truth.
A CHARMING FELLOW, VOLUME II (OF 3)FRANCES ELEANOR TROLLOPE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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