tribute

[t_ɹ_ˈɪ_b_j_uː_t], [tɹˈɪbjuːt], [tɹˈɪbjuːt]

Antonyms for tribute:

excoriation, harangue, denunciation, indictment, censure, tirade, riot act, mockery, reproof, philippic, commination, condemnation, diatribe, stricture, travesty, admonition, reproach, cartoon, rebuke, caricature, reprimand, parody, farce, objurgation, joke, rant, jeremiad, lecture, sermon, correction.


Definitions of tribute:

  1.   payment by one nation for protection by another – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  2.   An annual sum paid by one nation to another; obligation to contribute; a personal contribution. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3.   payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; " every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection" – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4.   something given or done as an expression of esteem – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  5.   To pay as tribute. – Newage Dictionary DB
  6.   An annual or stated sum of money paid by one state or ruler to another for peace or protection, or on account of a treaty; an acknowledgement of worth, service rendered, etc. – The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7.   A contribution; tax; homage. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8.   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. – Newage Dictionary DB
  9.   A certain proportion of the ore raised, or of its value, given to the miner as his recompense. – Newage Dictionary DB
  10.   A fixed amount paid at certain intervals by one nation to another for peace or protection: a personal contribution: acknowledgment, or homage paid. – The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  11.   A stated sum paid annually by a conquered or subject state to a superior as a price for peace or protection; a personal contribution. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12.   Money paid, as to a conqueror; subjection. – The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13.   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. – Newage Dictionary DB
  14.   Periodical payment by a subordinate to a superior people; contribution; homage. – The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.

Quotes for tribute:

  1. The czar was always sending us commands- you shall not do this and you shall not do that- till there was very little left that we might do, except pay tribute and die. – Mary Antin
  2. I like visiting people's homes on Saint Joseph's Day, when people set up altars, serve food as a tribute to the saint, and invite the public- I enjoy that much more than Mardi Gras. – Poppy Z. Brite
  3. As a privileged survivor of the First World War, I hope I may be allowed to interject here a deeply felt tribute to those who were not fortunate enough to succeed, but who shared the signal honor of trying to the last to salvage peace. – Rene Cassin
  4. The opportunity to record the song came when Phil Collins' record label, Atlantic, was doing a tribute album to him and they asked all these different artists to do renditions of his songs. – Deborah Cox
  5. The fact that the games were so close was a tribute to the level of skill in the World Cup. – Lorrie Fair
  6. I don't think I'd want a revival. I'm not doing a tribute to myself. – Dan Hicks
  7. He's written some great songs. I thought that "Blues Man" was a perfect song for me to do as a tribute – Alan Jackson
  8. Black History Month must be more than just a month of remembrance; it should be a tribute to our history and reminder of the work that lies in the months and years ahead. – Marty Meehan
  9. People would read all kinds of reaction into it, but Tracy told me himself that half the time he was just standing very still, trying to look sober and composed. That takes nothing away from him. The fact he got away with it was a tribute to his talent. – Cesar Romero
  10. Jealousy is the tribute mediocrity pays to genius. – Fulton J. Sheen
  11. We all wore a 21 patch that one season as a silent tribute to our deceased teammate Roberto. – Willie Stargell
  12. The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital. – George Steiner
  13. Exercise should be regarded as tribute to the heart. – Gene Tunney

Usage examples for tribute:

  1. The men would come in for their share of attention later; the girl demanded hers now, like a right and a tribute – Wolf Breed by Jackson Gregory
  2. And let me take this occasion to pay tribute once again to the splendid spirit of cooperation the American people have shown which has made possible our success in meeting this emergency up to this time. ” – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  3. “ Sisters, her surprise was really a tribute – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  4. Be d- d he that dare not, For my part I'll spare not To beauty afflicted a tribute to give! ” – The Letter-Bag of Lady Elizabeth Spencer-Stanhope v. I. by A. M. W. Stirling (compiler)
  5. But one small sigh for the doomed Mothers' Meeting was the only tribute Annette paid to it. ” – Notwithstanding by Mary Cholmondeley
  6. While Lucretius pays the tribute of admiration to the literary accomplishment of his friend, and to the active part which he played in politics, he yet addresses him with the authority of a master. ” – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  7. They were justly proud of paying no tribute but it was, perhaps, because they had nothing to pay. ” – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  8. The easiest thing to do was to pay the tribute and as the other civilized nations did this, the United States followed their example. ” – Stories of New Jersey by Frank Richard Stockton
  9. He stared at her, wide- eyed and admiring, his tribute to the glorious. ” – The Hollow of Her Hand by George Barr McCutcheon
  10. When George the First came to the throne, Stair was taken into favor again, and as a special tribute to his diplomatic capacity was sent to represent England at the Court of France. ” – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  11. He had ascertained that the golden charm which made the Brices worthy of tribute had been lost. ” – The Crisis, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 6, 2009
  12. The moment Petronius offered to allow my people to return to their homes and pay tribute to Rome I advised them to submit." ” – Beric the Briton A Story of the Roman Invasion by G. A. Henty
  13. “ No other American writer has been given the tribute of more than a perfunctory notice in the non- English- speaking countries. ” – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  14. How did your tribute arise? ” – Irish Fairy Tales by James Stephens
  15. “ Heglar nodded in tribute – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  16. It was a tribute not only to rank but to power. ” – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  17. “ Electra could not be allowed to lose anything so precious, nor could he lose it either, his small share of tribute – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  18. One had to believe that he knew what he was talking about; that his apparently mysterious past included the management of hotels, and this instinctive if reluctant credence was a tribute to the man's magnetic power. ” – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  19. He had not planned to produce anything, nor yet to help other men produce, but to farm other men's needs- get hold of something so necessary for their success that it would force tribute from them. ” – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  20. Pray, as a small tribute take that from me!" ” – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter

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