Origin of tribute
Examples from the Web for tribute
The following page details a tribute gag the Simpsons team inserted into the background of a scene.Here’s the Lost Judd Apatow ‘Simpsons’ Episode, Penned by Judd Apatow|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
They instead announced a tribute to the two fallen officers.
This video of one of his last, and most impressive, stunts was released as a tribute to his memory.
A tribute to legendary photographer Irving Penn sparked it all.
Realistically, what I saw was exactly what I would have expected at a Grateful Dead tribute show.
“It will frighten the rest, who will soon come to terms, and agree to pay any tribute I may demand,” observed the rajah.The Young Rajah|W.H.G. Kingston
Though still a part of the Turkish Empire, and paying an annual tribute to the Sultan, it had its own separate government.From the Lakes of Killarney to the Golden Horn|Henry M. Field
Sibyl paused; the pause was a tribute to the force of the curl of her sister's lip.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
And with respect to smuggling, they command us to render tribute to whom tribute is due, custom to whom custom.Christmas Stories|Edward Berens
I never care to hear one who receives alms pay a tribute to charity.The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 8 (of 12)|Robert G. Ingersoll
British Dictionary definitions for tribute
- a payment by one ruler or state to another, usually as an acknowledgment of submission
- any tax levied for such a payment