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contributory

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CIDE DICTIONARY

contributorya. 
     Contributing to the same stock or purpose; promoting the same end; bringing assistance to some joint design, or increase to some common stock; contributive.  Milton.  [1913 Webster]
    "Bonfires of contributory wood."  [1913 Webster]
Contributory negligence (Law), negligence by an injured party, which combines with the negligence of the injurer in producing the injury, and which bars recovery when it is the proximate cause of the injury. Wharton.
contributoryn. 
     One who contributes, or is liable to be called upon to contribute, as toward the discharge of a common indebtedness.  Abbott.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

contributory, adj. & n.
--adj.
1 that contributes.
2 operated by means of contributions (contributory pension scheme).
--n. Brit. Law a person liable to contribute towards the payment of a wound-up company's debts.

Idiom
contributory negligence Law negligence on the part of the injured party through failure to take precautions against an accident.
Etymology
med.L contributorius (as CONTRIBUTE)

THESAURUS

contributory

accessory, additional, adjuvant, aidful, ancillary, another, appurtenant, auxiliary, beneficial, collateral, concessive, conducive, constructive, donative, extra, farther, fresh, further, furthersome, good for, helpful, intestate, more, new, other, plus, positive, profitable, remedial, salutary, serviceable, spare, subservient, subsidiary, supernumerary, supplemental, supplementary, surplus, testamentary, testate, therapeutic, ulterior, useful

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