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 Meanings and Examples of TRIBUTE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  payment in money made by one ruler or nation; tax; mark of respect; praiseworthy quality
Classic Sentence: (26 in 2 pages)
1  This tribute to the unusual transformed and glorified her.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  Not all the flowers of the town were standing in tribute to the leaders of the Confederacy.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  It was the same intangible, unspectacular courage that all the Wilkeses possessed, a quality which Scarlett did not understand but to which she gave grudging tribute.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
4  Her way of glossing over the transaction with Trenor he regarded at once as a tribute to his own acuteness, and a confirmation of his suspicions.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 10
5  But while they freely waive a ceremonial like this, they do by no means renounce their claim to more solid tribute.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 87. The Grand Armada.
6  He was succeeded by others, in due order, until most of the high and gifted men of the nation had sung or spoken their tribute of praise over the manes of the deceased chief.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33
7  Mrs. Parker took the tribute to herself.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
8  While commerce from her Cornucopia pours the mingled tribute of her different ores.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
9  A burst of applause greeted this flattering tribute to ourselves.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
10  And I," said the Templar, filling his goblet, "drink wassail to the fair Rowena; for since her namesake introduced the word into England, has never been one more worthy of such a tribute.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  I wish you could have overheard her tribute of praise; I wish you could have seen her countenance, when she said that you should be Henry's wife.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXV
12  They all liked Jo immensely, but never fell in love with her, though very few escaped without paying the tribute of a sentimental sigh or two at Amy's shrine.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
13  The confidence he had thought fit to repose in me seemed a tribute to my discretion: I regarded and accepted it as such.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
14  In comparing her recollection of Pemberley with the minute description which Wickham could give, and in bestowing her tribute of praise on the character of its late possessor, she was delighting both him and herself.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 25
15  If any town should engage in rebellion or mutiny, fall into violent factions, or refuse to pay the usual tribute, the king has two methods of reducing them to obedience.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER III.
Example Sentence:
1  The players wore black armbands as a tribute to their late teammate.
2  They called the event "a tribute to heroes", which was a nice touch.
3  It seemed proper to pay tribute to her in this way.
4  Thousands of people stood in silent tribute to the dead president.
5  The song is a tribute to Roy Orbison.
6  In her speech, she paid a glowing tribute to her predecessor.
7  Winning the scholarship was a tribute to her hard work.
8  The defeated people could not satisfy the cupidity of the conquerors, who demanded excessive tribute.
9  What I didn't imagine is that Skyfall would not only build on the Bond mythos, but also find a way to pay tribute to the Bonds of before.
10  In honour of what would have been his 85th birthday, the mad minds over at Google are paying tribute to Canadian TV icon Mr. Dressup with a Google doodle.
11  Lou Reed was given not one but two of the most erudite tributes of the evening on Saturday in Cleveland as he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.