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contribute

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Verb contribute has 4 senses
  1. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring - bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
    --1 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  2. contribute, give, chip in, kick in - contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office"
    --2 is one way to give
    Derived forms: noun contribution1, noun contribution3, noun contributor1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something to somebody
  3. contribute, lead, conduce - be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"
    --3 is one way to promote, advance, boost, further, encourage
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  4. put up, contribute - provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount"
    --4 is one way to pay
    Derived form: noun contribution3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
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