pay homage to


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Cover songs are usually seen more as novelties or a way to pay homage to influences by an artist than a viable single. Katie Atkinson, Billboard, 23 May 2023 This year’s Met Gala guests were told to dress in honor of Karl Lagerfeld, but Jared Leto and Lis Nas X decided to pay homage to the late German designer’s cat instead. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 2 May 2023 The sandstone and limestone buildings pay homage to the thriving Pueblo communities that lived and traded there. Evie Carrick, Travel + Leisure, 21 Apr. 2023 Inspired by Ionescu's national heritage, the intricate embroidery patterns on the Sabrina 1 pay homage to traditional Romanian art and architecture. Natasha Dye, Peoplemag, 16 Mar. 2023 The Penguins’ jerseys pay homage to the city’s original NHL franchise, the 1925 Pittsburgh Pirates, with a gold P stretching across the vintage white jersey. Andrew Mahoney,, 29 Dec. 2022 Architectural designer Jean-Philippe Nuel dreamt up the new minimalist interiors that pay homage to the building's Art Deco heritage and reputation as a global street art landmark. Kelly Allen, House Beautiful, 21 Dec. 2022 Ever since 2014, those loyal to dewiness and glossiness have sought a consecrated place to pay homage to Balm Dotcom universal salve and Boy Brow grooming pomade. Heather Havrilesky, New York Times, 12 May 2023 Prince Philip kneels to pay homage to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II. Town & Country, 7 May 2023 See More

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“Pay homage to.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Jun. 2023.

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