Definition of contributor:
press corps, giver, benefactress, paymaster, newsman, columnist, meal ticket, editor, correspondent, builder, reporter, press, reader, source, Creator, developer, reviewer, payer, endorser, a good/bad/big etc. tipper, indorser, angel, supplier, backer, friend, give, help, journalist, pioneer, make, subscriber, news agency, Indian giver, giver, ratifier.
- benefactor (part of speech: noun)
- causes (part of speech: noun)
The Gentleman's Magazine was then rising toward that character of a readable medley and agreeable olla podrida, which it long bore, although its principal contributor- Johnson- did not join its staff till the next year.- "Poetical Works of Akenside", Mark Akenside.
All efforts to trace these slanders to their source and discover their author proved futile until 1880, when the writer of this saw in an Ohio paper an article on Lincoln, in which was quoted a portion of a letter which the contributor of the article stated had just been received from the Rev.- "Abraham Lincoln: Was He A Christian?", John B. Remsburg.
The most of the material contributed to the magazines is the subject of agreement between the editor and the author; it is either suggested by the author, or is the fruit of some suggestion from the editor; in any case the price is stipulated beforehand, and it is no longer the custom for a well- known contributor to leave the payment to the justice or the generosity of the publisher; that was never a fair thing to either, nor ever a wise thing.- "The Man of Letters as a Man of Business", William Dean Howells.