The word contribute comes from the Latin term I will contribute. According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE), is about help and concur with others to achieve a certain end. The concept also refers to voluntary contribution of an amount of money or other material aid.
Contributing is, on the other hand, giving or pay the fee that fits a person for a tax or distribution.
In this way, in Spain, for example, citizens of different cities and municipalities have to face the payment of invoices that are called the contribution and that refer to what their homes and properties are.
In the field of tax law, the contribution is a kind of tax whose taxation arises when the taxpayer (recipient citizen) obtains a benefit or an increase in the value of their assets as a result of the completion of public works or the expansion of public services.
This occurs when the government indirectly benefits only a certain sector of the society. Therefore, it requires these individuals special contributions. Contributions can be established at the state, regional or local level.
In addition to all the above, we cannot ignore the existence of an NGO whose name is CONTRIBUTE. It is an organization that works in the field of local development, specifically what it does is develop its functions within the design and implementation of programs that pursue local productive development.
This entity is originally from Argentina, with offices in Buenos Aires or Córdoba, which was launched more than a decade ago with the clear mission of putting the service of its professionals at the service of all those communities that want to improve and grow. To do this, they help them in the detection of problems, the establishment of potentialities and the subsequent creation of projects to achieve that aforementioned growth.
In the same way, we cannot forget either that contributing is a verb that has been used, especially in the past, to refer to the action carried out by a person who attributed to another a series of qualities or characteristics that differentiated them. in any sense.
The verb contribute can be used as a synonym for help, assist, favor, assistant, support and help, for instance.
All this set of synonyms also lead us to establish that among the antonyms that the word that concerns us now has are the verbs exempt, prevent, receive, truncate or postulate. Without ignoring others such as starting or inhibiting.
It is said that one person contributes to another when he lends his collaboration or Help. In this way, the person who contributes is assisting the person who receives the help so that he or she can satisfy a need or achieve a certain end. “By contributing a significant sum of money, Mr. Gómez made it possible for the remodeling works of the hospital to be completed successfully” or “López contributed twenty-eight points to the victory of his team” are two samples of the use of this verb.