Thesaurus

homage

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of homage

  1. 1 a formal expression of praise the poem is a moving homage to all who have served in our nation's armed services Synonyms of homage accolade, citation, commendation, dithyramb, eulogium, eulogy, encomium, hymn, paean, panegyric, salutation, tributeWords Related to homage award, decoration, dedication, honor, prize; acclaim, acclamation, laudation; applause, plaudit(s); bravo, hallelujah, kudo; approval, cachet, compliment, recommendationNear Antonyms of homage censure, condemnation, denunciation, indictment, rebuke, reprimand, reproof; admonition, correction, harangue, lecture, sermon

  2. 2 public acknowledgment or admiration for an achievement the unique homage that we grant to Olympic athletes Synonyms of homage acclaim, accolade, applause, bay(s), credit, distinction, glory, honor, kudos, laud, laurels, props [slang], réclame, sunWords Related to homage celebrity, fame, renown, repute; compliment, encomium, eulogy, panegyric, toast, tribute; acclamation, ovation, plaudit, praise, rave, rhapsody; citation, commendation, kudo, note, recommendation; elevation, enshrinement, enthronement, exaltation, glorification

Synonym Discussion of homage

honor, homage, reverence, deference mean respect and esteem shown to another. honor may apply to the recognition of one's right to great respect or to any expression of such recognition.
    • the nomination is an honor
homage adds the implication of accompanying praise.
    • paying homage to Shakespeare
reverence implies profound respect mingled with love, devotion, or awe.
    • great reverence for my father
deference implies a yielding or submitting to another's judgment or preference out of respect or reverence.
    • showed no deference to their elders


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