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Synonyms of contribute in English:


  • 1 the government contributed a million pounds to the fund
    give, donate, give/make a donation of, put up, come up with, subscribe, hand out, grant, bestow, present, gift, accord;
    informal chip in, pitch in, fork out, dish out, shell out, cough up
    British informal stump up
    North American informal kick in, ante up, pony up
  • 2 the colour scheme contributes a pervading sense of calm and peacefulness to the room
    impart, lend, add, give, confer
  • 3 evidence suggests that a minimum wage would contribute to economic recovery
    play a part in, be instrumental in, be a factor in, be partly responsible for, have a hand in, be conducive to, make for, lead to, cause, give rise to;
    help, promote, advance, further, forward, oil the wheels of, open the door for, add to
    formal conduce to
    [Antonyms] stand in the way of
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