pay tribute to

pay tribute to
PRAISE, sing the praises of, speak highly of, commend, acclaim, take one's hat off to, applaud, salute, honour, show appreciation of, recognize, acknowledge, pay homage to, extol; formal laud.

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pay tribute to phrase
to praise someone or something publicly

The town paid tribute to the firefighters who died in the fire.

Thesaurus: to praise someone or somethingsynonym
Main entry: tribute

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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 money — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tribute pitch — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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