Associations to the word «Tribute»


TRIBUTE, noun. An acknowledgment of gratitude, respect or admiration; an accompanying gift.
TRIBUTE, noun. A payment made by one nation to another in submission.
TRIBUTE, noun. Extortion; protection money.
TRIBUTE, noun. A payment made by a feudal vassal to his lord.
TRIBUTE, noun. (mining) A certain proportion of the mined ore, or of its value, given to the miner as payment.
TRIBUTE, verb. (transitive) To pay as tribute.
TRIBUTE BAND, noun. (music) A group of musicians and singers which exists solely to play the music of a well-known band that has disbanded or no longer tours.
TRIBUTE BANDS, noun. Plural of tribute band

Dictionary definition

TRIBUTE, noun. Something given or done as an expression of esteem.
TRIBUTE, noun. Payment by one nation for protection by another.
TRIBUTE, noun. Payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection".

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca