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Definition 1: payment by one nation for protection by another - [noun denoting act]

(tribute is a kind of ...) the act of paying money

Definition 2: payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence - [noun denoting act]

Samples where tribute or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection

Synonyms for tribute in the sense of this definition

(tribute is a kind of ...) the felonious act of extorting money (as by threats of violence)

Definition 3: something given or done as an expression of esteem - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for tribute in the sense of this definition

(tribute is a kind of ...) a message expressing a favorable opinion

"words of approval seldom passed his lips"

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