Tribute in a sentence as a noun

"Millions for defense, but not one cent for tribute.

Elon, you're a tribute to the human spirit!

It's an excellent design, and a fine tribute.

Internally, there has been much mourning and tribute to Steve.

A moving tribute and wonderful video in and of itself.

I wrote this article almost a year ago as a tribute to my favorite language at the time.

This is clearly a tribute for the faithful... not the uninitiated.

"And there may be no greater tribute to Steves success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he invented.

I'll admit that when I wrote this, I did intend it as both a tribute to my favorite text editor as well as a tongue-in-cheek response to the cult-like following that it has. For me, membership to the pseudo-cult is just another reason why I love Vim.

" The pixelated version was incredibly appropriate for a chiptune tribute and anyone that claims to care about art should applaud such a use of an imitation, mockup or inspired work.

I am not sure how good Microsoft was at systems programming at the time, but I guarantee you Linus has very little regard for Microsoft's systems or any other type of programming acumen and is not about to start making tributes to Microsoft.

Ed, your moving tribute to your mom reminds us that achievers in life are not only those who build companies or who "change the world" in some public sense - but also all the good, decent, and loving people who spend their lives quietly helping and inspiring others - your mom quite evidently among them.

Tribute definitions


something given or done as an expression of esteem

See also: testimonial


payment by one nation for protection by another


payment extorted by gangsters on threat of violence; "every store in the neighborhood had to pay him protection"

See also: protection