Homage

[h_ˈɒ_m_ɪ_dʒ], [hˈɒmɪd͡ʒ], [hˈɒmɪd‍ʒ]

Definitions of homage:

  1.   The submission and service which a tenant promised to his fendal superior, in these words, homo vester devenio, I become your man: the act of fealty: respect paid by external action: reverence directed to the Supreme Being: devout affectin.
  2.   Respect paid by external action; deference; reverence; honor; respect; in feudal times, the ceremony by which a tenant or vassal promised fealty and service to his landlord.
  3.   A symbolical acknowledgment made by a feudal tenant to, and in the presence of, his lord, on receiving investiture of fee, or coming to it by succession, that he was his man, or vassal; profession of fealty to a sovereign.
  4.   Reverence directed to the Supreme Being; reverential worship; devout affection.
  5.   To cause to pay homage.
  6.   The submission and service which a tenant promised to his feudal superior; the act of fealty; respect paid by external action; reverence directed to the Supreme Being; reverential worship; devont affection.
  7.   Act of fealty; reverence; worship.
  8.   The service or fealty promised by a vassal to his lord or superior as his lord's man; the act of giving the promise; respect paid by outward action; reverential worship; devout affection; recognition of superiority.
  9.   Reverential regard or worship; a vassal's act of fealty.
  10.   To pay respect; to subject.
  11.   respectful deference; " pay court to the emperor"
  12.   To pay reverence to by external action.
  13.   Respect or reverential regard; deference; especially, respect paid by external action; obeisance.

Antonyms for homage:

correction, tirade, condemnation, farce, harangue, admonition, diatribe, parody, sedition, indictment, rant, disaffection, cartoon, mockery, travesty, disloyalty, rebellion, jeremiad, lecture, philippic, reproof, censure, denunciation, caricature, joke, sermon, treason, rebuke, reprimand.


Quotes for homage:

  1. Wizards was my homage to Tolkien in the American idiom. I had read Tolkien, understood Tolkien, and wanted to do a sort of fantasy for American kids, and that was Wizards. – Ralph Bakshi
  2. Fraud is the homage that force pays to reason. – Charles Curtis
  3. When my grandfather died, I started adopting some of his accents, to sort of remind myself of him. A homage He was a war hero, and he was really great with his hands. – Gavin DeGraw
  4. I feel, as never before, how justly, from the dawn of history to the present time, men have paid the homage of their gratitude and admiration to the memory of those who nobly sacrifice their lives, that their fellow -men may live in safety and in honor. – Edward Everett
  5. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind -folded fear. – Thomas Jefferson
  6. That's a little homage in a way to that and also to create that sort of creepy atmosphere that Hitchcock did. Vertigo was one of his great movies that was shot right here in The City and it's about a woman and the psychological twists and so forth. – Philip Kaufman
  7. I have known great things and wonderful persons, and I have known homage – Lillie Langtry
  8. J. Lo is also an homage to my fans. That's what fans call me on the streets, and I like it. So giving the album this title is my way of telling them that this is for them, in appreciation of their support. – Jennifer Lopez
  9. The greatest homage we can pay to truth, is to use it. – James Russell Lowell
  10. David Lynch and I almost made a movie together in the late '80s. We had lots of dinners and lunches. He's a very cool, hip guy. This film, let's face it, is like an homage to him, I would imagine he'd find it funny. – Martin Short
  11. Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self -denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage – Charles Simmons
  12. I love my man as my fellow; but his scepter, real, or usurped, extends not to me, unless the reason of an individual demands my homage and even then the submission is to reason, and not to man. – Mary Wollstonecraft

Usage examples for homage:

  1. How pleased I was yesterday with the homage they all paid to me! ” – The Magic Skin by Honore de Balzac
  2. It is a pity to see such awful homage rendered to the mere intellect, apart from truth and goodness. ” – Journal of an African Cruiser by Horatio Bridge
  3. Richard appeared to hear nothing, or it was homage that he heard. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. “ I should judge so from the homage which follows her. ” – The Woman in the Alcove by Anna Katharine Green
  5. After the conquest was completed the Mongol sovereign exacted only three things from the prostrate state- homage tribute, and a military contingent when required. ” – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  6. The company paid homage to Jeanne. ” – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  7. “ A certain homage was paid to the beauty. ” – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
  8. They rule the conduct of the Dyak, and therefore receive the same religious homage as their gods do. ” – Children of Borneo by Edwin Herbert Gomes
  9. What Italian would refuse him homage – The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli
  10. This young man had never paid homage of any kind to Miss Peckover, and such neglect was by no means what she was used to. ” – The Nether World by George Gissing
  11. He, Who possesses all things, bends His knees to crave, and His prayers are definite, no empty form, no homage without sense of need, no firing of blank cartridge without an aim. ” – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  12. The Chapter were drawn up in two rows with bowed heads, offering homage to their prince. ” – The Shadow of the Cathedral by Vicente Blasco Ibañez
  13. “ No king could have received more sincere or delighted homage – The House Behind the Cedars by Charles W. Chesnutt
  14. He had been a great figure socially, he had played his part in public as an official with brilliancy and distinction, he had enjoyed the friendship of the greatest of his contemporaries, but no one knew better than he did that the popular homage was offered to his personality rather than to his art. ” – Leighton by A. Lys Baldry
  15. He felt it beneath her to utter the homage which every look conveyed. ” – The Last Days of Pompeii by Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
  16. “ To speak the truth, Miss Vavasour was by no means insensible to the admiration she commanded, and appreciated homage thoroughly. ” – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  17. Our homage is not enough for her; she must have our blood! ” – San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams by Charles Paul de Kock
  18. One only thing can keep you down, For your great soul too mean; You'd not, to mount a bishop's throne, Pay homage to the Queen. ” – St. John's College, Cambridge by Robert Forsyth Scott
  19. We admit the homage but deny the reverence. ” – Is The Bible Worth Reading And Other Essays by Lemuel K. Washburn
  20. He was not the least in love with her; admiration, homage liking, but not love- anything but that- filled him; yet he dreamed of her, thought of her, compared her face with others that he had seen- all simply because her beauty had dazed him. ” – Wife in Name Only by Charlotte M. Braeme (Bertha M. Clay)

Idioms for homage:

  • pay homage to;
  • pay homage to sm or sth;
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