The angry judge told the municipality that it is contributing to the phenomenon of construction offense.
Anyone who writes about me is contributing to that public persona.
Lloyd Grove is a contributing editor for Condé Nast Portfolio and a frequent contributor to New York magazine.
1520s, from Latin contributus, past participle of contribuere "to bring together, add, unite, collect, contribute" (see contribution). Figurative sense is from 1630s. Related: Contributed; contributing.