tribute (Meaning)

Wordnet

tribute (n)

something given or done as an expression of esteem

payment by one nation for protection by another

payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence

Webster

tribute (n.)

An annual or stated sum of money or other valuable thing, paid by one ruler or nation to another, either as an acknowledgment of submission, or as the price of peace and protection, or by virtue of some treaty; as, the Romans made their conquered countries pay tribute.

A personal contribution, as of money, praise, service, etc., made in token of services rendered, or as that which is due or deserved; as, a tribute of affection.

A certain proportion of the ore raised, or of its value, given to the miner as his recompense.

Webster

tribute (v. i.)

To pay as tribute.

tribute Sentence Examples

  1. The memorial bore a poignant tribute to the fallen soldiers.
  2. The concert was a heartfelt tribute to the musical icon's legacy.
  3. The painting served as a visual tribute to the artist's muse.
  4. The essay paid homage to the philosopher's groundbreaking ideas, offering a fitting tribute.
  5. The statue stands as an eternal tribute to the city's founder.
  6. The museum collection features a tribute wing honoring its greatest benefactors.
  7. The tribute dinner honored the organization's tireless volunteers.
  8. The symphony performed a stirring tribute to the beloved conductor.
  9. The author penned a moving tribute to his late friend.
  10. The film festival showcased a tribute screening to the classic masterpiece.

FAQs About the word tribute

something given or done as an expression of esteem, payment by one nation for protection by another, payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violenceAn annua

award, eulogy, commendation, hymn, citation, accolade,homage, eulogium, acclaim, honor

rebuke, lecture, reprimand, indictment, condemnation,indictment, denunciation, rebuke, lecture, condemnation

The memorial bore a poignant tribute to the fallen soldiers.

The concert was a heartfelt tribute to the musical icon's legacy.

The painting served as a visual tribute to the artist's muse.

The essay paid homage to the philosopher's groundbreaking ideas, offering a fitting tribute.