contributor

noun con·trib·u·tor \ kən-ˈtri-byə-tər , -bə- , -ˌbyü- \
Updated on: 11 Sep 2017

Definition of contributor

:someone or something that contributes something or that contributes to something
  • charitable contributors
  • … have suggested that the fee would hurt the agriculture industry, a sector they claim is the largest contributor to the state economy.
  • —Wenonah Hauter
  • … was illustrated by Oliver Munday, a frequent contributor to the Book Review …
  • —John Williams
  • These particles, which are known as black carbon and are the major component of soot, are the second most important contributor to global warming, behind only carbon dioxide, wrote the 31 authors of the study …
  • —Elisabeth Rosenthal

First Known Use of contributor

circa 1531



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