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 ?
To the Comtesse Seraphina San Severino, with the respectful homage of sincere and deep admiration.
These days past, when sending Your Excellency my plays, that had appeared in print before being shown on the stage, I said, if I remember well, that Don Quixote was putting on his spurs to go and render homage to Your Excellency.
The uncounted isles of all Polynesia confess the same truth, and do commercial homage to the whale-ship, that cleared the way for the missionary and the merchant, and in many cases carried the primitive missionaries to their first destinations.
A considerable number of clowns were assembled and rendered homage to their lord.
And as he stood apart there, receiving this homage in rags, I thought to myself, well, really there is something peculiarly grand about the gait and bear- ing of a king, after all.
A single trait of feeling, taken from many others, will serve to show the point which this homage of a whole people to a single individual attained.
The word gentleman, which, like the word Christian, must hereafter characterize the present and the few preceding centuries by the importance attached to it, is a homage to personal and incommunicable properties.
No doubt I am handicapped by a certain respectful homage which I always feel involuntarily to any one in the shape of woman, for anything savouring of respect is the last thing to win the bar-maid heart divine.
Finding the higher Orders wavering and undecided, the leaders of the Revolution advanced still further in their requirements, and at last demanded that all classes alike, the Priests and the Women not excepted, should do homage to Colour by submitting to be painted.
Do thou, sweet Zephyrus, rising from thy fragrant bed, mount the western sky, and lead on those delicious gales, the charms of which call forth the lovely Flora from her chamber, perfumed with pearly dews, when on the 1st of June, her birth-day, the blooming maid, in loose attire, gently trips it over the verdant mead, where every flower rises to do her homage, till the whole field becomes enamelled, and colours contend with sweets which shall ravish her most.
Now the councillors and the captains of the People of the Axe konzaed to him whom they named the Slaughterer, doing homage to him as chief and holder of the axe, and also they did homage to the axe itself.
Athelstane, it is true, was vain enough, and loved to have his ears tickled with tales of his high descent, and of his right by inheritance to homage and sovereignty.