Add and Contribute


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Add verb – Bestow a quality on.
Usage example: The music added a lot to the play

Contribute is a synonym for add in donate topic. In some cases you can use "Contribute" instead a verb "Add". popular alternative
Nearby Words: added, adding
Synonyms for Add


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Contribute verb – Bestow a quality on.
Add is a synonym for contribute in donate topic. You can use "Add" instead a verb "Contribute", if it concerns topics such as impart. popular alternative
Nearby Words: contribution, contributing, contributor, contributory
Synonyms for Contribute

Common collocations

amount add amount contribute amount
material add material contribute material
parts add parts contribute parts
line add line contribute line
Other nouns: bit, element, weight, damage, nothing, items, realism, points, tropes.

Both words in one sentence

  • Broad Strokes: Not all the little details add up, but most of the series currently running contribute to a shared continuity (the tropes listed here being those which relate to this continuity).
  • Darth Wiki / That Troper Do not name any names, insinuate with the insinuators, or add to the article unless it would contribute in a constructive fashion.
  • Loads and Loads of Characters Add on regular listeners who call and contribute, plus the stable of hosts of the various shows that got added after The Session
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