Synonyms of contribute in English:

contribute


See definition of contribute

verb

1‘the government contributed a million pounds to the fund’

SYNONYMS

give, donate, give a donation of, make a donation of, put up, come up with, subscribe, hand out, grant, bestow, present, gift, accord

provide, supply, furnish

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’

SYNONYMS

impart, lend, add, give, confer

3‘evidence suggests that a minimum wage would contribute to economic recovery’

SYNONYMS

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