pay homage to

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pay homage to

: to honor
  • Her paintings pay homage to women artists of the past.

Word by Word Definitions

pay play
  1. : to make due return to for services rendered or property delivered

  2. : to engage for money : hire

  3. : to give in return for goods or service

  1. : something paid for a purpose and especially as a salary or wage : remuneration

  2. : the act or fact of paying or being paid

  3. : the status of being paid by an employer : employ

  1. : containing or leading to something precious or valuable

  2. : equipped with a coin slot for receiving a fee for use

  3. : requiring payment

  1. : to coat with a waterproof composition

homage play
  1. : a feudal ceremony by which a man acknowledges himself the vassal of a lord

  2. : the relationship between a feudal lord and his vassal

  3. : an act done or payment made in meeting the obligations due from a vassal to a feudal lord


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