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trib·ute

 (trĭb′yo͞ot)
n.
1. A gift, payment, declaration, or other acknowledgment of gratitude, respect, or admiration: put up a plaque as a tribute to his generosity.
2. Evidence attesting to some praiseworthy quality or characteristic: Winning the scholarship was a tribute to her hard work.
3.
a. A payment in money or other valuables made by one ruler or nation to another in acknowledgment of submission or as the price of protection or security.
b. A tax imposed for such payment.
4. Any payment exacted for protection.
5.
a. A payment or tax given by a feudal vassal to an overlord.
b. The obligation to make such a payment.

[Middle English tribut, from Old French, from Latin tribūtum, from neuter past participle of tribuere, to pay, distribute, from tribus, tribe; see tribe.]

tribute

(ˈtrɪbjuːt)
n
1. a gift or statement made in acknowledgment, gratitude, or admiration
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy)
a. a payment by one ruler or state to another, usually as an acknowledgment of submission
b. any tax levied for such a payment
3. (Historical Terms) (in feudal society) homage or a payment rendered by a vassal to his lord
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the obligation to pay tribute
[C14: from Latin tribūtum, from tribuere to grant (originally: to distribute among the tribes), from tribus tribe]

trib•ute

(ˈtrɪb yut)

n.
1. a gift, testimonial, compliment, or the like, given as due or as an expression of gratitude or esteem.
2. a stated sum or other valuable consideration paid by one sovereign or state to another in acknowledgment of subjugation or as the price of peace.
3. a rent, tax, or the like, as that paid by a subject to a sovereign.
4. any enforced payment or contribution.
5. obligation to make such payment.
[1300–50; Middle English tribut < Latin tribūtum a levied payment, n. use of neuter past participle of tribuere to assign, allot, derivative of tribus tribe]

Tribute

 a sum of money or a contribution of praise paid to another.
Examples: tribute of affection, 1850; of tears.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tribute - something given or done as an expression of esteemtribute - something given or done as an expression of esteem
commendation, approval - a message expressing a favorable opinion; "words of approval seldom passed his lips"
2.tribute - payment by one nation for protection by anothertribute - payment by one nation for protection by another
defrayal, defrayment, payment - the act of paying money
3.tribute - payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violencetribute - payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"
extortion - the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)

tribute

noun
2. testimony to, evidence of, indication of, proof of, manifestation of, attestation of His success has been a tribute to his hard work.

tribute

noun
1. An expression of admiration or congratulation:
commendation, compliment, congratulation (often used in plural), praise.
2. A formal token of appreciation and admiration for a person's high achievements:
Translations
جِزْيَه
hold
hyldest
virîingarvottur
daryti garbę
cieņaparādīt cieņu
prejav úcty
počastitevspoštovanje

tribute

[ˈtrɪbjuːt] N
1. (= payment, tax) → tributo m
2. (fig) → homenaje m, tributo m
to pay tribute to sth/sbrendir homenaje a algo/algn
that is a tribute to his loyaltyeso acredita su lealtad, eso hace honor a su lealtad
see also floral

tribute

[ˈtrɪbjuːt]
n
(= homage) → hommage m
The song is a tribute to Roy Orbison → La chanson est un hommage à Roy Orbison.
to pay tribute to sb → rendre hommage à qn
to pay tribute to sth → rendre hommage à qch
(= testimony) to be a tribute to sth (= testify to) → témoigner de qch, être un témoignage de qch
Their success is a tribute to their discipline → Leur succès est un témoignage de leur discipline.
modif [album, concert] → hommage
tribute album to sb/sth → album m en hommage à qn/qch
tribute concert to sb/sth → concert m en hommage à qn/qch
tribute band groupe qui fait des reprises d'un groupe célèbretribute band n groupe qui joue des reprises d'un groupe célèbre

tribute

n
(Hist, = payment) → Tribut m
(= admiration)Tribut m; to pay tribute to somebody/somethingjdm/einer Sache (den schuldigen) Tribut zollen; they stood in silent tribute to himsie zollten ihm (stehend) ihren stillen Tribut; after her performance tributes came flooding innach ihrer Vorstellung wurde sie mit Ehrungen überschüttet; to be a tribute to one’s parents/schoolseinen Eltern/seiner Schule (alle) Ehre machen

tribute

[ˈtrɪbjuːt] ntributo, omaggio
to pay tribute to sb/sth → rendere omaggio a qn/qc
floral tribute → omaggio floreale

tribute

(ˈtribjuːt) noun
(an) expression of praise, thanks etc. This statue has been erected as a tribute to a great man; We must pay tribute to his great courage.
be a tribute to
to be the (praiseworthy) result of. The success of the scheme is a tribute to his hard work.