Upholder vs Contributor - What's the difference?

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Upholder is a related term of contributor.


As nouns the difference between upholder and contributor

is that upholder is someone who upholds something while contributor is a benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause.

upholder

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • someone who upholds something
  • (obsolete) a dealer in secondhand furniture and clothes; an upholdster
  • English words with consonant pseudo-digraphs

    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.