Translation of contribute in Spanish:


contribuir con, v.

Pronunciation /kənˈtrɪbjut//kənˈtrɪbjuːt//ˈkɒntrɪbjuːt/

transitive verb

  • 1

    (time/money) contribuir con
    (time/money) aportar
    (time/money) hacer una aportación de
    (time/money) hacer un aporte de Latin America
    (suggestions/ideas) aportar
    her performance contributes little to the production su actuación aporta muy poco a la obra
    • Probably the most tax-efficient shelter for your money is a pension - especially lucrative if your employer contributes money to it on your behalf.
    • Each member needs to contribute a small sum to join the campaign to fund the court action.
    • The group thank everyone who contributed so generously to their recent church gate collection.
    • Thanks to parental and extended family support the children proudly contributed money to their class events.
    • The central government was also ready to contribute money to the project, he said.
    • Contributions from the floor make up the discussion, and all are encouraged to contribute.
    • The university will not have contributed any funding during the 15-year period.
    • And once it works, people will be more inclined to contribute their tax dollars.
    • Hopefully, this article will contribute towards such a discussion.
    • The successful bidder will have to contribute its own funds to the incorporation of the fund.
    • We are asking for your generous support in contributing towards its cost.
    • I do well academically and contribute regularly to class discussions.
    • The media can contribute significantly by taking a responsible and impartial stance on conflicts and violence.
    • May is also disappointed with the local authority for not contributing towards the cost.
    • It is a sad reflection on contemporary universities that academics contribute little to the discussion.
    • He's a brilliant thinker and writer, and I thank him for contributing to this forum.
    • They do not contribute any revenue and there is no evidence they are a Crown possession.
    • Samuelson said another half dozen individuals had also contributed money but he declined to reveal their identities.
    • The fund contributes no money toward animal testing, concentrating instead on clinical trials using human volunteers.
    • They keep asking him if he's a member of or has ever contributed money to the Communist party.
    • The conman asks the person contacted to contribute a small sum of money to speed up the release of the funds.
    • They should probably contribute their funds with more intelligence and care.
    • Visitors are also invited to contribute to the website and to radio programmes.
    • I invite people to contribute to the site - hopefully together we can make it better.
    • If they did not contribute money to buy charcoal, there was no food.
    • He wanted the businesses to contribute additional funds if they wanted any further upgrades.
    • Funds were contributed by private donors from Japan and the United States.
    • In 1832, the House of Commons contributed funds towards the building of the new National Gallery in London.
  • 2

    (paper/article/poem) escribir
    he contributed two essays to the volume escribió dos ensayos para el libro
    • The journal's staff of talented women writers contributed articles on a variety of topics.
    • I used to contribute a lot of articles and interviews to the magazine, as well as taking most of the photos.
    • Thanks to everyone who contributed articles and photographs and those who helped with research and typing.
    • She also spent a year contributing articles to her local newspaper.
    • He was a talented diagnostician and contributed several articles to medical journals.
    • He edited the Journal, contributing many of its articles himself.
    • We have freedom to insert Bible messages in and contribute religious articles to the valley's weekly paper.
    • This statement was never disputed by Dreser, who contributed the next article in the same publication.
    • When his wife was pregnant with their son, O'Connor says a newspaper editor rang him up asking him to contribute an article.
    • He was also writing comic books and contributing articles to counter-culture magazines.
    • She was a capable journalist and contributed numerous articles to several Australian newspapers.
    • In August 1916, before the volume appeared, Morrison had asked a Mr Farrant to contribute an article.
    • Despite his busy schedule he contributed many articles on varied subjects.
    • He regularly contributes articles to the national press, radio and television.
    • He was a prolific writer, contributing criticism to various magazines and newspapers.
    • If you have something to share, please consider contributing an article.
    • This page is based on an article contributed by Anthony Smith.
    • I also will try to contribute an article now and then myself, on an ad hoc basis.
    • If anyone would like to contribute articles or photographs they can do so to any committee member.
    • Others have contributed occasional articles to give us welcome variety.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (play significant part)
    to contribute to sth contribuir a algo
    • their efforts contributed to the success of the campaign sus esfuerzos contribuyeron al éxito de la campaña
    • This exploratory movement is necessarily slow and contributes to the overwhelming sense of calm.
    • What then are the possible factors contributing to these disappointing results?
    • Stevenson is well known for contributing to the gains won by homosexual people.
    • On one level, this undoubtedly contributes to a general atmosphere of mayhem.
    • It also leads to high blood pressure which contributes to stroke and heart disease.
    • Cultural practice again creates social experience and contributes to the formation of identities.
    • The narrow corridor and small doorways also contributes to the claustrophobic effect.
    • As a result they will continue to contribute to the enhanced greenhouse effect.
    • It was a remarkable moment in Scottish politics, contributing to a resounding result.
    • Paradoxically it is this smell that contributes to the therapeutic effect of garlic on the body.
    • Judy says its success is down to the fact that everyone involved in the NHS contributes to it.
    • Leigh Brown says that the inappropriate use of drugs is contributing to the emergence of resistant strains.
    • A drop in body temperature contributes to the risk by thickening blood and restricting circulation.
    • The priority given to low costs contributes to a consensus that service improvements are unlikely.
    • His interest in travel and history contributed to a phenomenal general knowledge.
    • Why should we contribute to more atmospheric pollution when it is simply not necessary?
    • This gives his music a totally unique touch and contributes to the general bleak atmosphere.
    • The dye could contribute to an increased risk of cancer, says the Food Standard Agency.
    • It is not enough to state that a general culture of neglect contributed to deaths.
    • This effect could contribute to the health hazards related to alcoholism such as cancer risk.
  • 2

    (give money) contribuir
    (make social security contributions) hacer aportaciones
    (make social security contributions) cotizar aportes Spain
    (make social security contributions) aportar aportes River Plate
    (make social security contributions) hacer aportes River Plate
    (make social security contributions) imponer imposiciones Chile
    (make social security contributions) hacer imposiciones Chile
    to contribute to sth contribuir a algo
    • they all contributed to his present todos contribuyeron con dinero para su regalo
    • to contribute to a fund hacer aportaciones a un fondo
  • 3

    to contribute to sth contribuir a algo
    • she contributes to class discussions participa en clase
  • 4

    to contribute to sth contribuir a algo
    • she contributes regularly to 'The Clarion' escribe regularmente para 'The Clarion'