Synonyms for tribute

Grammar : Noun
Spell : trib-yoot
Phonetic Transcription : ˈtrɪb yut

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Définition of tribute

Origin :
  • mid-14c., "tax paid to a ruler or master for security or protection," from Latin tributum "tribute," literally "a thing contributed or paid," noun use of tributus, neuter past participle of tribuere "to pay, assign, grant," also "allot among the tribes or to a tribe," from tribus (see tribe). Sense of "offering, gift, token" is first recorded 1580s.
  • noun testimonial, praise
Example sentences :
  • It is a tribute to the memory and worth of one of his early friends at Eton.
  • Extract from : « The Grand Old Man » by Richard B. Cook
  • I noted the tribute to the staid painter, and nodded approvingly.
  • Extract from : « The Underdog » by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • The tribute that we pay to achievements that resembles, but do not equal, our own.
  • Extract from : « The Devil's Dictionary » by Ambrose Bierce
  • Sabbath or no Sabbath, the Glen cannot let him pass without some tribute of their pride.
  • Extract from : « A Doctor of the Old School, Part 3 » by Ian Maclaren
  • The bosom received this tribute in its most engaging manner.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Yet he paid the tribute of his uniform respect to the Anti-Slavery party.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 10, No. 58, August, 1862 » by Various
  • Helen, watching him, remained quite unconscious of the tribute to herself.
  • Extract from : « The Law-Breakers » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • Gwaednerth made his enemies, as it were, pay him this tribute with the gold of their armour.
  • Extract from : « Y Gododin » by Aneurin
  • There was a tribute of carnage, nor were they long engaged in the tumult of battle.
  • Extract from : « Y Gododin » by Aneurin
  • Upon them as upon aliens their tribute is imposed, partly by the Sarmatians, partly by the Quadians.
  • Extract from : « Tacitus on Germany » by Tacitus

Antonyms for tribute

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