• IPA: /ˈtɹɪbjuːt/


  1. An acknowledgment of gratitude, respect or admiration; an accompanying gift.
    Please accept this as a tribute of our thanks.
    • the passing tribute of a sigh
    1. An homage made in a body of work to another work or creator.
      Did you catch the Up in Smoke tribute in that episode of That '70s Show?
  2. A payment made by one nation to another in submission.
    The Ancient Romans made their conquered countries pay tribute.
  3. Extortion; protection money.
  4. A payment made by a feudal vassal to his lord.
  5. (mining) A certain proportion of the mined ore, or of its value, given to the miner as payment.
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  • Russian: дань
  • Russian: дань

tribute (tributes, present participle tributing; past and past participle tributed)

  1. (transitive) To pay as tribute.
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