con·trib·ute vb -ut·ed, -ut·ingvt: to make a contribution ofvi: to make a contribution
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
abet, accommodate, adiuvare, advance, advise, afford aid, aid, assist, assist substantially, be a party to, be helpful, be of service, bear a part, bring aid, conduce, cooperate, encourage, enter into, furnish aid, give aid, help, intercede for, join in, lend assistance, minister, partake, partake of, participate, prodesse, render help, serve, stand by, subscribe to, succor, support, take an active part in, tend
associated concepts: contributing cause, contributing to delinquency of a minor, contributing to support a dependent
compensate, give back, indemnity, make compensation, make reparation, make restitution, pay back, pay damages, recompense, reimburse, remit, remunerate, restore, return, satisfy, tender
accord, add, administer, afford, allot, assign, award, bequeath, bequest, bestow, cede, commit, confer, consign, convey, deed, deliver, demise, devote, dispense, dispose of, dole out, donate, endow, enrich, equip, furnish, give, give away, grant, hand over, impart, invest, mete out, pass down, pay, present, proffer, relinquish, remit, render, share, subsidize, supply, tender, transmit, will
associated concepts: contributed capital, contributing fault, contributing negligence, contributing proximate cause
abet, bear (yield), bequeath, bestow, capitalize (provide capital), convey (transfer), cooperate, create, defray, dole, endow, fund, furnish, give (grant), help, inure (benefit), involve (participate), participate, pay, present (make a gift), profit, provide (supply), redound, render (administer), replenish, spend, subsidize, supply, support (assist)
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To give; to donate something in order to help some cause; to help or assist in bringing something about.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.