pay tribute/homage to

Definition of pay tribute/homage to

  1. :  to honor and praise (someone) We gather here today to pay tribute/homage to a great woman.

Word by Word Definitions

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

    :  to engage for money :  hire

    :  to give in return for goods or service

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

    :  the act or fact of paying or being paid

    :  the status of being paid by an employer :  employ

  1. :  containing or leading to something precious or valuable

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

    :  requiring payment

  1. :  to coat with a waterproof composition

  1. :  a payment by one ruler or nation to another in acknowledgment of submission or as the price of protection

    :  the tax levied for such a payment

    :  an excessive tax, rental, or tariff imposed by a government, sovereign, lord, or landlord

  1. :  afeudal ceremony by which a man acknowledges himself the vassal of a lord

    :  the relationship between a feudal lord and his vassal

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

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a brief usually trivial fact

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