from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Tending to contribute; making a contribution
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Contributing, or tending to contribute.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Tending to contribute; contributing; having the power or quality of giving a portion of aid or influence; furnishing a joint part or share.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
I know times are tough, but jumping at this brass ring without negotiating with the Wrights to make the space more contributive to the overall culture of the city (and therefore more in line with the overall theme of the Center) seems short-sighted and bound to bite us in the civic ass before too long.
Further, this monetary spoilage has been aggravated by the deployment of money as a weapon of domination instead of a tool of contributive justice and liberty.
Stop suggesting that there are contributive reasons for the rape of a woman, other than the sole responsibility of the man/men who commit the rape.
Like I said, it may be a contributive factor or a symptom to another clinical or personality disorder, but sexual and/or gender variances are not to be put in Axis I or Axis II on the multiaxial board of diagnosis.
These postcards are to remind you of our day together, to remind you we will always be in communication, no matter the distance, to remind you that you raised a happy, healthy, contributive person, to remind you that I will visit you, to remind you that I love you!
Maybe I am being nostalgic but I remember this site as being one with a more positive contributive environment at one time, while there are still elements of that the balance has shifted.
A misguided author who cries foul every time he or she hears that a scholar or critic has interpreted a work contrary to his or her opinion is betraying literature in the same way, I would argue, as an ill-advised scholar who argues that art with popular or mass appeal cannot be intellectually contributive.
By identifying that cost and working on reducing it we will then be able to reap the generations' worth of future rewards that we believe typically come once a group becomes more assimilated into and contributive toward evolving American values.
Support ourselves gracefully doing something honorable and contributive, and expressive of self.
I do not think that Tom expressed his intentions 'clearly' in his answer to my comment neither do I think that his comments are witty or contributive in any way.