Meaning of contributory
Pronunciation: (kun-trib'yu-tôr"ē, -tōr"ē), [key]
— adj., n., pl. -ries.
- pertaining to or of the nature of contribution; contributing.
- furnishing something toward a result: a contributory factor.
- of, pertaining to, or constituting an insurance or pension plan the premiums of which are paid partly by an employer and partly by employees.
- subject to contribution or levy.
- a person or thing that contributes.
- contributory (Thesaurus)