What does homage mean?

Definitions for homage
ˈhɒm ɪdʒ, ˈɒm-homage

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. court, homage(noun)

    respectful deference

    "pay court to the emperor"

Wiktionary

  1. homage(Noun)

    In feudalism, the formal oath of a vassal to honor his or her lord's rights.

    Etymology: From homage, from homage, hommage, from hominaticum, from homo.

  2. homage(Noun)

    A demonstration of respect, such as towards an individual after their retirement or death

    Etymology: From homage, from homage, hommage, from hominaticum, from homo.

  3. homage(Noun)

    An artistic work imitating another in a flattering style. Recently, the pronunciation /ou028Au02C8mu0252u02D0u0292/ has been introduced from French for this usage; see hommage, which preserves the French spelling.

    Etymology: From homage, from homage, hommage, from hominaticum, from homo.

  4. homage(Verb)

    To pay reverence to by external action.

    Etymology: From homage, from homage, hommage, from hominaticum, from homo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Homage(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. hommager.]

  2. Homage(noun)

    respect or reverential regard; deference; especially, respect paid by external action; obeisance

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. hommager.]

  3. Homage(noun)

    reverence directed to the Supreme Being; reverential worship; devout affection

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. hommager.]

  4. Homage(verb)

    to pay reverence to by external action

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. hommager.]

  5. Homage(verb)

    to cause to pay homage

    Etymology: [Cf. OF. hommager.]

Freebase

  1. Homage

    Homage is a show or demonstration of respect or dedication to someone or something, sometimes by simple declaration but often by some more oblique reference, artistic or poetic. It was originally a declaration of fealty in the feudal system —swearing that one was the man of the feudal lord. The concept then became used figuratively for an acknowledgement of quality or superiority. For example, a man might give homage to a lady, so honouring her beauty and other graces. In German scholarship, followers of a great scholar developed the custom of honouring their mentor by producing papers for a festschrift dedicated to him. The concept now often appears in the arts where one author shows respect to a topic by calling it an homage, such as Homage to Catalonia. Alternatively, creative artists may show respect to a veteran of the field or to an admired practitioner by alluding to their work. In rock music this can take the form of a tribute album or of a sample. As of 2010, the digital techniques used to generate many forms of media make it easy to borrow from other works and this remediation may be used in homage to them.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Homage

    hom′āj, n. the service due from a knight or vassal to his lord in feudal times, the vassal preferring to become his lord's man: the act of fealty: respect paid by external action: reverence directed to the Supreme Being: devout affection.—n. Hom′ager, one who does homage. [O. Fr. homage—Low L. homaticum—L. homo, a man.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of homage in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of homage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of homage in a Sentence

  1. David Duchovny:

    You have to pay homage to certain back-and-forth, we had some stuff in scenes like, 'Did we say this before?'.

  2. Owner Katarina Martinez:

    As a Hispanic, female-run business, I am very inspired by her so I thought I’d pay homage.

  3. Charles Richter:

    According to Democritus, truth lies at the bottom of a well, the water of which serves as a mirror in which objects may be reflected. I have heard, however, that some philosophers, in seeking for truth, to pay homage to her, have seen their own image and adored it instead.

  4. Thomas Jefferson:

    Shake off all the fears of servile prejudices, under which weak minds are servilely crouched. Fix reason firmly in her seat, and call on her tribunal for 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.

  5. Nina Daniele:

    The Femlin’s this spontaneous, spunky, smart, mischievous, tiny little woman who sticks The Femlin in between places, the Femlin’s the life of the party … The Femlin has all of these wonderful characteristics, but The Femlin’s also imperious to society’s beliefs and restrictions. They do n’t apply to The Femlin … Society’s restrictions do n’t apply to any of us at all. We need to show society that women as a whole, we are imperious to those restrictions. That’s what The Femlin stands for. Even though I ’m on the cover, it’s me, but I ’m The Femlin. I am portraying what The Femlin stands for … It’s a homage to The Femlin and how Hugh Hefner in 2017 viewed women in society.

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