Contribution meaning

kŏn'trĭ-byo͝o'shən
The act of contributing.
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The definition of a contribution is something that you give or something that you do that helps in achieving an end result.

An example of a contribution is when you donate $10 to charity.

An example of a contribution is when you come up with a great idea that helps to create a cool finished product.

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A payment exacted for a special purpose; an impost or a levy.
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The right of a joint tortfeasor who has paid more than her proportionate share of a judgment to recover the amount in excess of her share from the other tortfeasors.
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The act of contributing.
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A payment made by a co-debtor or joint tortfeasor of her proportionate share of what is due. See also indemnity.
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Something given or offered that adds to a larger whole.
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An amount of money given toward something.
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An article or other work submitted for publication.
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The right of a debtor who has paid the entirety of a debt owed by her and others to recover the others’ proportionate share of the debt.
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The right of a joint tortfeasor to demand that the other tortfeasors supply their proportionate share of what is required to compensate the injured party.
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The act of contributing.
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Something contributed.
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Something contributed, as money to a charity or a poem to a magazine.
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Origin of contribution

  • From Old French contribution, from Latin contributionem, from contribuere.
    From Wiktionary