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Definition of Homage

Homage

  1. A symbolical acknowledgment made by a feudal tenant to, and in the presence of, his lord, on receiving investiture of fee, or coming to it by succession, that he was his man, or vassal; profession of fealty to a sovereign.
  2. Respect or reverential regard; deference; especially, respect paid by external action; obeisance.
  3. Reverence directed to the Supreme Being; reverential worship; devout affection.
  4. To pay reverence to by external action.
  5. To cause to pay homage.

Homage Quotations

Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blind-folded fear.
Thomas Jefferson

Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call to her tribunal every fact, every opinion. Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason, than that of blindfolded fear.
Thomas Jefferson

Hypocrisy is the homage vice pays to virtue.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld

There is no friend like an old friend who has shared our morning days, no greeting like his welcome, no homage like his praise.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

In England the only homage which they pay to Virtue - is hypocrisy.
Lord Byron
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Homage Translations

homage in Dutch is hulde, eed van trouw, eerbetoon
homage in French is hommage
homage in German is Huldigung
homage in Latin is fidelitas
homage in Norwegian is hyllest
homage in Spanish is homenaje
homage in Swedish is hyllning

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