- noun a person who gives money
- A major participant in the financial marketplace with sufficient influence to help it remain fluid and become a healthy exchange. In the Forex market, a contributor tends to be a commercial bank, security dealer, or one of their representatives from around the world. Because of the large volume of contributors in all parts of the world, Forex is considered the "perfect market" that is flowing all the time.
- noun a person who contributes to a publication such as a newspaper or anthology