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tribute

trib·ute

tribute

 
 
pronunciation:
trI byut
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: something given, done, or said to express respect, admiration, or obligation.
a home-town tribute to the league champions
synonyms:
homage, honor, recognition, salute
similar words:
acclaim, accolade, applause, approbation, citation, commendation, compliment, encomium, eulogy, kudos, laurel, panegyric, praise, reverence, testimonial
definition 2: an evidence of the effectiveness or value of something.
Her success was a tribute to her hard work.
similar words:
affirmation, confirmation, demonstration, evidence, indication, manifestation, proof, substantiation, testimony
definition 3: payment given by a subordinate person or power to a dominant one, or the obligation to do so.
similar words:
blackmail, bribe, extortion, graft, hush money, kickback, payoff, protection, shakedown, sop
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The word tribute contains the following part:
trib Latin root that means grant; allot