Definition and Meanings for tribute
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Part of Speech of tribute
noun, intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
Etymology of tribute
Meaning of tribute
- an annual or stated sum of money or other valuable thing, paid by one ruler or nation to another, either as an acknowledgment of submission, or as the price of peace and protection, or by virtue of some treaty; as, the romans made their conquered countries pay tribute.
- a personal contribution, as of money, praise, service, etc., made in token of services rendered, or as that which is due or deserved; as, a tribute of affection.
- a certain proportion of the ore raised, or of its value, given to the miner as his recompense.
as intransitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun
- to pay as tribute.