put towards

put towards
ˌput to ˈwards [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they put towards he/she/it puts towards present participle putting towards past tense put towards past participle put towards] phrasal verb
to add a particular amount of money to an amount that is being collected in order to buy something

We each put £5 towards her leaving present.

Thesaurus: to spend or to pay moneysynonym
Main entry: put

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