homage


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hom·age

 (hŏm′ĭj, ŏm′-)
n.
1. Formal acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to his lord under feudal law.
2.
a. Special honor or respect shown or expressed publicly. See Synonyms at honor.
b. Something created or done in honor, admiration, or celebration of someone or something: The concert was an homage to jazz of the 1930s.

[Middle English, from Old French, probably from omne, homme, man, from Latin homō, homin-; see dhghem- in Indo-European roots.]

homage

(ˈhɒmɪdʒ)
n
1. a public show of respect or honour towards someone or something (esp in the phrases pay or do homage to)
2. (Historical Terms) (in feudal society)
a. the act of respect and allegiance made by a vassal to his lord. See also fealty
b. something done in acknowledgment of vassalage
vb (tr)
archaic or poetic to render homage to
[C13: from Old French, from home man, from Latin homo]

hom•age

(ˈhɒm ɪdʒ, ˈɒm-)

n.
1. respect; reverence: to pay homage to one's forebears.
2.
a. the formal acknowledgment by a feudal vassal of fealty to his lord.
b. the relationship thus established between vassal and lord.
c. something done or given in acknowledgment of vassalage.
3. something acknowledging the worth of another: a festschrift presented as an homage to a great teacher.
[1250–1300; Middle English (h)omage < Old French, =(h)ome man (< Latin hominem, acc. of homō; see Homo) + -age -age]

homage


Past participle: homaged
Gerund: homaging

Imperative
homage
homage
Present
I homage
you homage
he/she/it homages
we homage
you homage
they homage
Preterite
I homaged
you homaged
he/she/it homaged
we homaged
you homaged
they homaged
Present Continuous
I am homaging
you are homaging
he/she/it is homaging
we are homaging
you are homaging
they are homaging
Present Perfect
I have homaged
you have homaged
he/she/it has homaged
we have homaged
you have homaged
they have homaged
Past Continuous
I was homaging
you were homaging
he/she/it was homaging
we were homaging
you were homaging
they were homaging
Past Perfect
I had homaged
you had homaged
he/she/it had homaged
we had homaged
you had homaged
they had homaged
Future
I will homage
you will homage
he/she/it will homage
we will homage
you will homage
they will homage
Future Perfect
I will have homaged
you will have homaged
he/she/it will have homaged
we will have homaged
you will have homaged
they will have homaged
Future Continuous
I will be homaging
you will be homaging
he/she/it will be homaging
we will be homaging
you will be homaging
they will be homaging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been homaging
you have been homaging
he/she/it has been homaging
we have been homaging
you have been homaging
they have been homaging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been homaging
you will have been homaging
he/she/it will have been homaging
we will have been homaging
you will have been homaging
they will have been homaging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been homaging
you had been homaging
he/she/it had been homaging
we had been homaging
you had been homaging
they had been homaging
Conditional
I would homage
you would homage
he/she/it would homage
we would homage
you would homage
they would homage
Past Conditional
I would have homaged
you would have homaged
he/she/it would have homaged
we would have homaged
you would have homaged
they would have homaged
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.homage - respectful deferencehomage - respectful deference; "pay court to the emperor"
deference, respect - a courteous expression (by word or deed) of esteem or regard; "his deference to her wishes was very flattering"; "be sure to give my respects to the dean"

homage

noun
1. respect, honour, worship, esteem, admiration, awe, devotion, reverence, duty, deference, adulation, adoration two marvellous films that pay homage to our literary heritage
respect contempt, disregard, disrespect, condemnation, scorn, disdain, irreverence
2. allegiance, service, tribute, loyalty, devotion, fidelity, faithfulness, obeisance, troth (archaic), fealty At his coronation he received the homage of kings.

homage

noun
Great respect or high public esteem accorded as a right or as due:
Translations
إكْرام، إحْتِرام
holdpocta
hyldest
hódolat
virîing, lotning; virîingarvottur
cieņagodbijība
hold

homage

[ˈhɒmɪdʒ] Nhomenaje m
to pay homage torendir homenaje a

homage

[ˈhɒmɪdʒ] nhommage m
to pay homage to sb/sth → rendre hommage à qn/qch

homage

nHuldigung f; (for elders) → Ehrerbietung f; to pay or do homage to somebodyjdm huldigen; → jdm seine Ehrerbietung erweisen; in order to pay homage to the dead kingum dem König die letzte Ehre zu erweisen; a speech in homage to the president/the victims of the disastereine Rede als Hommage für den Präsidenten/als Ehrerbietung für die Opfer der Katastrophe; they stood there in silent homagesie standen in stummer Ehrerbietung da

homage

[ˈhɒmɪdʒ] nomaggio
to pay homage to → rendere omaggio a

homage

(ˈhomidʒ) noun
(a sign of) great respect shown to a person. We pay homage to this great man by laying a wreath yearly on his grave.
References in classic literature ?
When Wash walked through the streets such a one had an instinct to pay him homage, to raise his hat or to bow before him.
Never minstrel, or by whatever more suitable name David should be known, drew upon his talents in the presence of more insensible auditors; though considering the singleness and sincerity of his motive, it is probably that no bard of profane song ever uttered notes that ascended so near to that throne where all homage and praise is due.
It certainly had been very pleasant to enjoy the spontaneous and chivalrous homage of these men, with no further suggestion of recompense or responsibility than the permission to be worshipped; but beyond that she racked her brain in vain to recall any look or act that proclaimed the lover.
The homage of which they were so lavish succeeded, in truth, for my nerves, quite as well as if I never appeared to myself, as I may say, literally to catch them at a purpose in it.
On, on we flew, and our offing gained, the Moss did homage to the blast; ducked and dived her brows as a slave before the Sultan.
The sailors, mostly poor devils, cringed, and some of them fawned before him; in obedience to his instructions, sometimes rendering him personal homage, as to a god.
They had done nothing to deserve it; and it was adding insult to injury, as the thing was done here, swinging them up in this cold-blooded, impersonal way, without a pretense of apology, without the homage of a tear.
Thus, under the name of Order and Civil Government, we are all made at last to pay homage to and support our own meanness.
and do him homage, high and low, rich and poor, for he is become the king's right hand, is clothed with power and authority, and his seat is upon the highest step of the throne
Whenever he stopped to have his cattle watered and fed with loaves of bread, the villagers stood around admiring him while he swaggered about, the little boys gazed up at his face with humble homage, and the landlord brought out foaming mugs of beer and conversed proudly with him while he drank.
He gathered quite a following of lads interested in the exhibition; and one that had cut his finger and had been a centre of fascination and homage up to this time, now found himself sud- denly without an adherent, and shorn of his glory.
There was no indecision or delay in the establishment of their relations; Rebecca's heart flew like an arrow to its mark, and her mind, meeting its superior, settled at once into an abiding attitude of respectful homage.