(short for contributing to society):
1)What everty warm-blooded college graduate/Silicon Valley inhabitant (who can pay his rent), man, woman, and child should be doing;
2)the act of helping your fellow man;
3)giving positive input;
4)making life better for everyone;
President elect: "Ya'll oughta cown-tree-bute!"
me/you: I contribute every year and every waking moment of my life which I personally strive to make as beneficial to men of all walks of life (avoid adding the obvious "especially the poor").