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- 1. lend, impart, bestow, contribute, add, bring, change, alter, modify
- usage: bestow a quality on; "Her presence lends a certain cachet to the company"; "The music added a lot to the play"; "She brings a special atmosphere to our meetings"; "This adds a light note to the program"
- 2. contribute, give, chip in, kick in, give
- usage: contribute to some cause; "I gave at the office"
- 3. contribute, lead, conduce, promote, advance, boost, further, encourage
- usage: be conducive to; "The use of computers in the classroom lead to better writing"
- 4. put up, contribute, pay
- usage: provide; "The city has to put up half the required amount"
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