Definition of 'tribute'
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The whole of snooker had turned out to pay tribute. The Sun (2016)He wrote a memoir and for a while managed a tribute band. Times, Sunday Times (2017)This beautiful book is a fitting tribute that any film buff will devour. The Sun (2017)Other councils have spent hundreds on lookalikes and tribute acts. The Sun (2016)Locals left touching floral tributes outside the house yesterday. The Sun (2016)The funeral was a fitting tribute to a wonderful man but it has lost me my family. The Sun (2016) Floral tributes and notes began to pile up yesterday by a tree where the car struck. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It was meant to be one woman's tribute to the female pioneers of aviation. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is live entertainment each night from a 60s tribute act. The Sun (2016)Today, we pay tribute to just a few of the household names who we loved and lost. The Sun (2016)Opening a song that pays tribute to his dead parents. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Tribute shows are scarce in the gallery world. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Some would say that the tribute is overdue. Times, Sunday Times (2006)My favourite programmes are the ones that pay tribute to the unsung heroes. CELEBRATING SECOMBE: A Tribute to Sir Harry Secombe (2002)It was a fitting tribute to all those unable to attend. The Sun (2012)It was a fitting tribute to a true sporting icon. The Sun (2016)Some men cried while other held up floral tributes. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He smiles and says he would rather kill himself than play another tribute show to a dead jazz great. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Is it a tribute to the singer 's favourite boyband? The Sun (2009)Tribute acts are strange beings, a hybrid of fan and performer. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We've added a little illustration to one room in tribute to the couple. The Sun (2009)There has been no shortage of tributes to the singer 's singer in the decade since his death. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I suggest that some reunions sound like bands paying tribute to their original selves. The Sun (2012)So perhaps the way forward for tribute bands to evolve into a new-found credibility is a similar attempt at method acting. Times, Sunday Times (2011)She said the song was a tribute to relatives and compatriots whose lives were turned upside down more than 70 years ago. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I did the book as a tribute to Meredith. The Sun (2013)The programme, though, has some trouble finding many resonant tribute songs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)She became an Adele tribute act after people began telling her she had a similar look and sound to the chart-topper. The Sun (2013)
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Translations for 'tribute'
British English: tribute NOUN
A tribute is something that you say, do, or make to show your admiration and respect for someone.
The song is a tribute to his hero.
Definition of tribute from the Collins English Dictionary
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