Taxonomy vs Contributor - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between taxonomy and contributor

is that taxonomy is the science or the technique used to make a classification while contributor is a benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

taxonomy

Noun

(taxonomies)
  • The science or the technique used to make a classification.
  • A classification; especially , a classification in a hierarchical system.
  • (taxonomy, uncountable) The science of finding, describing, classifying and naming organisms.
  • Synonyms

    * alpha taxonomy

    Derived terms

    * folk taxonomy * scientific taxonomy

    See also

    * classification * rank * taxon * domain * kingdom * subkingdom * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * class * subclass * infraclass * superorder * order * suborder * infraorder * parvorder * superfamily * family * subfamily * genus * species * subspecies * superregnum * regnum * subregnum * superphylum * phylum * subphylum * classis * subclassis * infraclassis * superordo * ordo * subordo * infraordo * taxon * superfamilia * familia * subfamilia * ontology

    contributor

    English

    Alternative forms

    * contributour (obsolete)

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause.
  • I am a longstanding financial contributor to Amnesty International.
  • A person who backs, supports or champions a cause, activity or institution.
  • He was a regular contributor to Greenpeace protests.
  • A person (or thing) instrumental in the creation or growth of something.
  • With her strength and intelligence, she is an important contributor to the indigenous gene pool.
  • A person who produces articles published in a newspaper, magazine, online publication, etc.
  • William Safire has been a notable contributor to the op-ed pages of the ''New York Times'' for many years.