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 Sentence 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. 🔊
  • 7. That's what I want to know," was Grief's contribution to the general plaint. 🔊

How to use Contribution in a Sentence?

  • 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. The family justifies its cost to society in the contribution which it makes in trained and motived lives. 🔊
  • 9. Where no name follows that of the town, the contribution is from the church and society of that place. 🔊
  • 10. That it is essential to the prosperity of every citizen to have this contribution to his livelihood continue requires no argument. 🔊
  • 11. The direction of this tendency is one of the largest opportunities before parents and can make the most important contribution to character. 🔊
  • 12. A long procession of careless tenants had passed through, each leaving some contribution to the evidences of their slack housekeeping. 🔊
  • 13. The contribution referred to above is probably that on the center of gravity of three bodies (1586). 🔊
  • 14. 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. 🔊
  • 15. She regarded it as a memorial of Josh, for it was his sole contribution to the family appointments. 🔊
  • 16. 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. 🔊
  • 17. 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. 🔊
  • 18. I suspected that his own contribution was the largest of all, and such I afterwards found to be the truth. 🔊
  • 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. 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. 🔊
  • 28. All that is most lavish and most ingenious in the imaginative power and the executive ability of man had been laid under contribution to produce the effect which now enthralled his senses. 🔊
  • 29. Avec la nouvelle de l'arrangement du 17, nous est parvenue l'ordonnance royale sur les cent millions de contribution de guerre. 🔊
  • 30. They occasionally write articles for the very few Socialist papers of Japan, but their effective contribution to the cause is of trifling account. 🔊
  • 31. Both operatives and employers are highly organized and both parties are able to make articulate contribution to the solution of the various problems connected with the trade. 🔊
  • 32. Valuable as are the contributions of science to the problems of soil and plant and animal, the ultimate contribution comes from the development of improved men. 🔊
  • 33. According to his own declaration, which may or may not have been exactly true, he only intended a playful contribution to the pleasures of the evening. 🔊