tribute


tribute
01. The President paid [tribute] to all the firefighters who died trying to save others after the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.
02. Ex-Beatle George Harrison wrote the song "All Those Years Ago" as a [tribute] to John Lennon.
03. It is a [tribute] to John's hard work that there are more cycling paths, and greater awareness of the needs of cyclists in this city.
04. In his annual speech, the president paid special [tribute] to all those workers that have made the company successful through their hard work.
05. Musicians from various bands got together to perform a [tribute] to the great career of Duke Ellington.
06. The school play was a [tribute] to the different cultures that make up our country.
07. Millions of people paid [tribute] to the life of Princess Diana after her sudden and untimely death.
08. The new President paid [tribute] to his predecessor, thanking her for her great contribution to the nation.
09. Elton John's handwritten lyrics of his televised, funeral [tribute] to Princess Diana, were sold at auction for $442,500 in February 1998.
10. Following Princess Diana's tragic death in 1997, a toy company issued a "Princess" bear in [tribute].
11. George Steiner once said that the most important [tribute] any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart.
12. Fulton Sheen once suggested that jealousy is the [tribute] mediocrity pays to genius.
13. Several movies have been made in [tribute] to the life of South African activist Steven Biko.
14. The ruins of Machu Picchu are a [tribute] to the architectural skill of the Incas.
15. In 1981, former Beatles, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr and George Harrison joined together to record a musical [tribute] to John Lennon.
16. Elton John sang a new version of his song "Candle in the Wind" as a funeral [tribute] to Princess Diana.
17. During the Korean holiday known as Chuseok, family members join together to pay [tribute] to their ancestors.

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  • Tribute — Trib ute, n. [OE. tribut, L. tributum, fr. tribuere, tributum, to bestow, grant, pay, allot, assign, originally, to a tribe, from tribus tribe; cf. F. tribut. See {Tribe}, and cf. {Attribute}, {Contribute}.] 1. An annual or stated sum of money or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tribute — Концертный альбом Ozzy Osbourne …   Википедия

  • Tribute — steht für: Mazda Tribute, ein SUV Modell des japanischen Automobilherstellers Mazda Tribute (Band), eine schwedische Rockband Ein Sommer in Manhattan (Originaltitel: Tribute), eine kanadische Komödie des Regisseurs Bob Clark aus dem Jahr 1980… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tribute — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Tribute Álbum en vivo de Ozzy Osbourne Publicación 14 de marzo de 1987 Grabación 1981 …   Wikipedia Español

  • TRIBUTE —    Tribute is the enforced delivery of goods, services, or people imposed on a country or region after a military defeat. In contrast to booty and plunder, which is amassed by soldiers during warfare, tribute payments are meant to be maintained… …   Historical Dictionary of Mesopotamia

  • tribute — ● tribute adjectif (latin tributus, de tribus, tribu) Comices tributes, comices issues des assemblées de la plèbe (Ve s. avant J. C.) où les citoyens romains délibéraient par tribus pour élire les tribuns, voter les plébiscites. (Peu à peu, les… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tribute — [trib′yo͞ot] n. [ME tribut < MFr < L tributum, neut. of tributus, pp. of tribuere, to assign, allot, pay < tribus, Roman tribal division: see TRIBE] 1. a) a regular payment of money, etc., made by one ruler or nation to another as… …   English World dictionary

  • Tribute — Trib ute, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Tributed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Tributing}.] To pay as tribute. [R.] Whitlock (1654). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tribute — (n.) mid 14c., tax paid to a ruler or master for security or protection, from L. tributum tribute, lit. a thing contributed or paid, noun use of tributus, neuter pp. of tribuere to pay, assign, grant, also allot among the tribes or to a tribe,… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tribute — ► NOUN 1) an act, statement, or gift that is intended to show gratitude, respect, or admiration. 2) something resulting from and indicating the worth of something else: his victory was a tribute to his persistence. 3) historical payment made… …   English terms dictionary

  • tribute — index bounty, contribution (donation), duty (tax), gift (present), honor (outward respect), payment …   Law dictionary