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American English: /ˈtrɪbjut/
British English: /ˈtrɪbjuːt/

Translation of tribute in Spanish:


  • 1 countable and uncountable (acknowledgment) as a tribute to …
    como homenaje or (Latin America also) tributo a …
    a moving tribute
    un emotivo homenaje
    tribute to somebody/something
    homenaje (masculine) a alguien/algo
    (Latin America also) tributo (masculine) a alguien/algo
    the movie is a tribute to the courage of these men
    la película rinde homenaje or (Latin America also) tributo a la valentía de estos hombres
    to pay tribute to somebody/something
    rendir homenaje or (Latin America also) tributo a alguien/algo
    Example sentences
    • Large crowds were present both days to pay their final tributes and respects to Mick O'Brien.
    • Replying, John thanked all for the good wishes, the tributes and the gifts.
    • Many travelled long distances to join in the tributes and pay their respects.
  • 2 uncountable (payment)
    Example sentences
    • Provinces won in war could later be milked of tribute to enrich the Roman state and its rulers and to buy off any risk of discontent at home.
    • Aztec musicians enjoyed high social prestige and exemption from tribute payments.
    • It was a hallmark of free populations not to pay tribute, fees or taxes of this sort.
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