Contribution

Definition of Contribution

Con`tri`bu´tion
n.1.The act of contributing.
2.That which is contributed; - either the portion which an individual furnishes to the common stock, or the whole which is formed by the gifts of individuals.
A certain contribution for the poor saints which are at jerusalem.
- Rom. xv. 26.
3.(Mil.) An irregular and arbitrary imposition or tax leved on the people of a town or country.
These sums, . . . and the forced contributions paid by luckless peasants, enabled him to keep his straggling troops together.
- Motley.
4.(Law) Payment, by each of several jointly liable, of a share in a loss suffered or an amount paid by one of their number for the common benefit.

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