Contribution in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Contribution

Something given or offered that adds to a larger whole. | An amount of money given toward something. | The act of contributing.

Short Example Sentences for Contribution

  • 1. The contribution of the library is to elevate the standard of the town. 🔊
  • 2. Susy's first contribution was in substance as follows. 🔊
  • 3. He does not limit his effort to a contribution to the science of sociology.... 🔊
  • 4. This was perhaps Aristotle's most original contribution to thought. 🔊
  • 5. Zeno's contribution to Eleaticism is, in a sense, entirely negative. 🔊
  • 6. This was Dear Jones's contribution to the telling of the tale. 🔊

How to use Contribution in Sentences?

  • 1. As regards my own contribution this is confined to a general outline of the subject. 🔊
  • 2. My contribution does not profess to be very exhaustive, but it will serve for want of a better. 🔊
  • 3. The item of news he brought was a welcome contribution to the general fund of gossip. 🔊
  • 4. I am informed that every member takes part in the contribution without exception. 🔊
  • 5. He gave me a cheque for the largest single contribution with which the Lord had yet cheered me. 🔊
  • 6. Sir Charles Lyell considered the latter work a valuable contribution to geology. 🔊
  • 7. A contribution to a knowledge of the herpetological fauna of El Peten, Guatemala. 🔊
  • 8. That it is essential to the prosperity of every citizen to have this contribution to his livelihood continue requires no argument. 🔊
  • 9. Where no name follows that of the town, the contribution is from the church and society of that place. 🔊
  • 10. The family justifies its cost to society in the contribution which it makes in trained and motived lives. 🔊
  • 11. The direction of this tendency is one of the largest opportunities before parents and can make the most important contribution to character. 🔊
  • 12. The contribution referred to above is probably that on the center of gravity of three bodies (1586). 🔊
  • 13. A long procession of careless tenants had passed through, each leaving some contribution to the evidences of their slack housekeeping. 🔊
  • 14. She regarded it as a memorial of Josh, for it was his sole contribution to the family appointments. 🔊
  • 15. Yet when she did get in she set to work with a will, and as every one knows she succeeded in making a real contribution to aviation in the war. 🔊
  • 16. We cannot receive his doctrine of opposites as the last word of philosophy, but still we may regard it as a very important contribution to logic. 🔊
  • 17. I suspected that his own contribution was the largest of all, and such I afterwards found to be the truth. 🔊
  • 18. The supertax raises the contribution of the wealthy to one fourth of their incomes, although on the average it is figured to take only an eighth. 🔊
  • 19. Make the conversation as general as possible; do not slight, nor scoff at, the contribution of even the least in the group. 🔊
  • 20. I did not make any contribution to any one for any purpose, and I did not receive financial aid from any source. 🔊
  • 21. He will discharge first his task in the field, the factory, and so on, which he owes to society as his contribution to the general production. 🔊
  • 22. Without them the contribution of organized American Christianity would have been relatively ineffective. 🔊
  • 23. On one occasion I received a return of forty-two dollars with a statement that the full amount of my contribution had not been expended. 🔊
  • 24. Following my nomination in each case the District Committee asked me for a contribution of one hundred dollars. 🔊
  • 25. The study of her legend is rather valuable for the varieties of opinion which it illustrates than for any real contribution to actual knowledge which it supplies. 🔊
  • 26. Immediately after he had entered the Prefecture, the German governor levied a war contribution of one million francs. 🔊
  • 27. Avec la nouvelle de l'arrangement du 17, nous est parvenue l'ordonnance royale sur les cent millions de contribution de guerre. 🔊
  • 28. The contribution of the American Union to such results would earn it honor at the hands of history were it to sink into nothing to-morrow. 🔊
  • 29. They occasionally write articles for the very few Socialist papers of Japan, but their effective contribution to the cause is of trifling account. 🔊