Definition of Contributing

1. Adjective. Tending to bring about; being partly responsible for. "A contributory factor"

Exact synonyms: Conducive, Contributive, Contributory, Tributary
Similar to: Causative
Derivative terms: Conduce, Contribute, Contribute



Definition of Contributing

1. Verb. (present participle of contribute) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Contributing

1. contribute [v] - See also: contribute

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Literary usage of Contributing

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1904)
"Plaintiff in error contends that in no sense was the failure to stop within 50 feet of the Central Railroad crossing a contributing cause of the injury, ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"... awarded to the person who shall have made the most interesting observation, or to the memoir or the work most contributing to the progress of astronomy. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Law of Crimes by William Lawrence Clark, William Lawrence Marshall (1900)
"contributing Causes. (a) In General. — It is not necessary that the act or omission of the accused shall have been the sole cause of the death. ..."

4. The Law of General Average, English and Foreign: (English and Foreign) by Richard Lowndes (1888)
"contributing INTERESTS AND VALUES. 68. General principle 69. ... Other contributing interests 32 t To complete that portion of the subject which refers to ..."

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