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Noun
/ˈtribyo͞ot/,
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tributes, plural;
  1. An act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration
    • - the video is a tribute to the musicals of the '40s
    • - a symposium organized to pay tribute to Darwin
  2. Something resulting from something else and indicating its worth
    • - his victory in the championship was a tribute to his persistence
  3. Payment made periodically by one state or ruler to another, esp. as a sign of dependence
    • - the king had at his disposal plunder and tribute amassed through warfare
  4. A proportion of ore or its equivalent, paid to a miner for his work, or to the owner or lessor of a mine


  1. something given or done as an expression of esteem
  2. payment by one nation for protection by another
  3. protection: payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"
  4. A tribute (from Latin tributum, contribution) is wealth one party gives to another as a sign of respect or, as was often the case in historical contexts, of submission or allegiance. ...
  5. Tribute, also known as Nora Roberts' Tribute, is a 2009 made-for-tv movie directed by Martha Coolidge, which stars Brittany Murphy and Jason Lewis. The film is based on the Nora Roberts novel of the same name. ...
  6. Tribute is a ballet made by Christopher d'Amboise to music by Johann Sebastian Bach. The premiere took place June 4, 2005, at the School of American Ballet workshop performance, Juilliard Theater, Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts. ...
  7. Tribute is the second album by Canadian jazz singer and voice actress Emilie-Claire Barlow. It was released in 2001 and nominated for "Best Vocal Jazz Album" at the Juno Awards of 2002.
  8. Tribute is a live album by American pianist Keith Jarrett's "Standards Trio" featuring Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette recorded in concert in October, 1989 at the Philharmonie in Cologne (Köln), West Germany and released on the ECM label. accessed March 29, 2010.
  9. Tribute is a Canadian entertainment industry magazine. The magazine is distributed monthly to Canadian theatres and is read by approximately 1,800,000 people. Tribute features the latest news in Hollywood film previews, fashion, gossip, trivia, movie-related books and music and features contests .
  10. Tribute is a live album by Ozzy Osbourne. It was released on March 19, 1987, five years after the death of guitarist Randy Rhoads. It was reissued on August 22, 1995 and again remastered and reissued in 2002 with Bruce Dickinson as the reissue executive producer. ...
  11. Tribute is the second album by Paul Motian to be released on the ECM label. It was released in 1974 and features performances by Motian with Carlos Ward, Charlie Haden, Paul Metzke, and Sam Brown.
  12. Tribute is a play by Bernard Slade.
  13. "Tribute" is a tribute to "The Greatest Song in the World" and is the first single of Tenacious D's self-titled debut album. It was released July 16, 2002.
  14. Tribute is one of the new generation of ticket issuing systems introduced to ticket offices by British Rail during the mid-1990s, prior to the privatisation of the network. PC-based, it is one of several systems trialled with the aim of replacing the aging APTIS system. ...
  15. Tribute, recorded live at the Taj Mahal, India, and the Forbidden City, Beijing, China from March to May, 1997. (see 1997 in music). This album peaked at #1 on "Billboard's "Top New Age Album" chart at #21 on the "Billboard 200" chart in the same year.
  16. The Tribute is a compilation album, released by Ash Nazg and Perverted Taste Productions, features covers of songs by the black metal band Burzum.
  17. (tributes) a gift given to those in power by people who have been defeated or who want protection
  18. A tribute is considered a cost. When you uuse a card as a Tribute for a Tribute summon or for a Tribute for a card effect, that card is immediately sent to the graveyard. It isn't sent to the Graveyard when the Summon is completed or the chain resolves. ...
  19. Annual payment by a vassal state to the Assyrian king, either handed over at the border to a governor TT  or delivered by emissaries to the king in person (the latter being seen as more dignified and prestigious).
  20. (noun) a gift or speech given as a display of respect and appreciation
  21. This was payment made to a more powerful King or Emperor by a less powerful one. When a King was defeated, and his country conquered, for example, he might have to agree to pay 'tribute' every year to the ruler who had beaten him. ...
  22. Sum of money levied from people of a conquered country.
  23. Payment in the form of goods (textiles, food, weapons, etc.) sent to a ruler or offered to a god.
  24. payment that conquered peoples were forced to make to their conquerors.
  25. (Piknik songs performed by other artists) (2003)