homage definition

  • noun:
    • Ceremonial acknowledgment by a vassal of allegiance to their lord under feudal law.
    • Unique honor or admire shown or expressed publicly. See Synonyms at honor.
    • In feudalism, the formal oath of a vassal to honor their lord's liberties.
    • A demonstration of respect, such as for instance towards a person after their pension or death
    • An artistic work imitating another in a flattering design. Recently, the pronunciation /oʊˈmɒːʒ/ has-been introduced from French for this use; see hommage, which preserves the French spelling.
    • A symbolical acknowledgment made by a feudal tenant to, plus in the clear presence of, his lord, on getting investiture of fee, or visiting it by succession, he ended up being their guy, or vassal; occupation of fealty to a sovereign.
    • value or reverential regard; deference; especially, respect compensated by exterior action; obeisance.
    • Reverence directed on Supreme becoming; reverential worship; devout love.
    • In feudal law, an admission or acknowledgment on lord of tenure under him; the general public service that certain the vassal towards lord, whoever guy he thereupon became, and of whom he held the land for which he had been to render his service.
    • value or reverence compensated by outside action; obeisance; respectful or reverential regard; deferential feeling; reverence.
    • The copyholders or tenants of a manor in attendance to accomplish their particular task in a court-baron.
    • respectful deference
  • verb:
    • to cover reverence to by external action.
    • resulting in to pay for homage.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To pay reverence to by additional action.
    • resulting in to cover homage.
  • others:
    • To profess fealty to; pay value to by additional activity; reverence.
    • To cause to cover homage; bring under subjection.
    • to pay for value; profess fealty.

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