English - Vietnamese Dictionary
contribute /kən'tribju:t/Concise Dictionary
- động từ
- đóng góp, góp phần
- to contribute an article to a magazine: đóng góp một bài cho một tạp chí, viết bài cho một tạp chí
- to contribute to acouse: góp phần vào một sự nghiệp
- good health contributed to his success: sức khoẻ tốt đã giúp anh ta thành công
+bestow a quality on
+contribute to some cause
+be conducive to
Advanced English Dictionary
1 give, furnish, donate, bestow, grant, present, provide, supply:
He contributed three paintings by Longchamp to the museum. They contributed generously to the restoration fund.
2 contribute to. add to, promote, advance, help, aid, support, forward, have a hand in, play a part or role in:
They believe that poor parental supervision contributes to juvenile delinquency.
+ verbCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (sth) (to / towards sth) to give sth, especially money or goods, to help sb/sth: [VN] The writer personally contributed £4 000 to the earthquake fund. + [V] Would you like to contribute to our collection? + Do you wish to contribute?
2 [V] ~ (to sth) to be one of the causes of sth: Medical negligence was said to have contributed to her death. + Human error may have been a contributing factor.
3 ~ (sth) to sth to increase, improve or add to sth: [V] Immigrants have contributed to British culture in many ways. + [VN] This book contributes little to our understanding of the subject.
4 ~ (sth) (to sth) to write things for a newspaper, magazine, or a radio or television programme; to speak during a meeting or conversation, especially to give your opinion: [VN] She contributed a number of articles to the magazine. + [V] He contributes regularly to the magazine 'New Scientist'. + We hope everyone will contribute to the discussion.
enormously, generously, greatly, handsomely, heavily, substantially
His research has contributed enormously to our understanding of this disease. Many people contributed generously to the appeal.
a situation where husband and wife contribute equally to the family budget
| fully | financially
VERB + CONTRIBUTE
be asked to, be encouraged to
I would like to contribute to the church restoration fund.
The company contributed £50,000 towards training costs.
have little/a lot/much to contribute (to sth)
He had very little to contribute to the conversation.
2 help cause sth
greatly, largely, significantly, substantially
Parental involvement contributes significantly to children's learning.
| effectively | further | actively, directly
Unemployment contributes directly to homelessness.
| indirectly | undoubtedly | unwittingly
Several factors might contribute to the development of the disease.
3 write for a newspaper, etc.
a talented photographer who contributed regularly to ‘The Face’
Students are encouraged to contribute articles to the university magazine.
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