Noun contribution has 5 senses
  1. contribution, part, share - any one of a number of individual efforts in a common endeavor; "I am proud of my contribution to the team's success"; "they all did their share of the work"
    --1 is a kind of attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
    --1 has particulars: end
    Derived form: verb contribute2
  2. contribution, donation - a voluntary gift (as of money or service or ideas) made to some worthwhile cause
    --2 is a kind of gift
    --2 has particulars:
     benefaction; offering; political contribution, political donation
  3. contribution, donation - act of giving in common with others for a common purpose especially to a charity
    --3 is a kind of giving, gift
    --3 has particulars: subscription
    Derived forms: verb contribute4, verb contribute2
  4. contribution - an amount of money contributed; "he expected his contribution to be repaid with interest"
    --4 is a kind of
    sum, sum of money, amount, amount of money
  5. contribution - a writing for publication especially one of a collection of writings as an article or story
    --5 is a kind of
    publication, publishing