Contributor vs Noncontributor - What's the difference?

contributor | noncontributor |

As nouns the difference between contributor and noncontributor

is that contributor is a benefactor; someone who donates to charity or some cause while noncontributor is one who is not a contributor.



Alternative forms

* contributour (obsolete)


(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.




    (en noun)
  • One who is not a contributor.