English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- vật cống, đồ cống
- to lay under tribute: bắt phải nộp cống
- to pay tribute: nộp cống
- vật tặng để tỏ lòng kính trọng; cái để tỏ lòng tôn kính
- floral tributes: hoa tặng
- vật cống, đồ cống
Advanced English dictionary
1 [U, C] ~ (to sb) an act, a statement or a gift that is intended to show your respect or admiration, especially for a dead person: At her funeral her oldest friend paid tribute to her life and work. + The crowd stood in silent tribute to those who had died in the war. + This book is a fitting tribute to the bravery of the pioneers. + floral tributes (= gifts of flowers at a funeral)
2 [sing.] ~ to sth/sb showing the good effects or influence of sth/sb: His recovery is a tribute to the doctors' skill.
3 [U, C] (especially in the past) money given by one country or ruler to another, especially in return for protection or for not being attacked
1 honour, homage, recognition, celebration, respect, esteem, testimonial, compliment, encomium, acknowledgement, acclaim, acclamation, commendation, praise, kudos, laudation, panegyric, eulogy, glorification, exaltation:
No greater tribute could be bestowed than recognition by one's fellows.
2 tax, exaction, impost, duty, excise, levy, dues, assessment, tariff, charge, surcharge, payment, contribution, offering, gift; ransom; tithe, Peter's or Peter pence:
In exchange for their freedom, the king demanded an annual tribute of a thousand oxen.
1 sth you say/do to show you respect/admire sb/sth
anniversary, birthday, centenary | final, last | fitting | lasting | affectionate, emotional, moving, warm | generous, glowing, handsome, special | silent
Thousands of people stood in silent tribute to the dead president.
Floral tributes were piled up outside the church.
VERB + TRIBUTE
The couple paid tribute to the helicopter crew who rescued them.
The prime minister led the tributes to ‘a great statesman and a decent man’.
TRIBUTE + VERB
Tributes flooded in when her death was announced.
TRIBUTE + NOUN
2 sign of how good sb/sth is
The bridge is a remarkable tribute to the skill of the Victorian railway engineers.
Concise English dictionary
+something given or done as an expression of esteem
+payment by one nation for protection by another
+payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence