Definitions and translations for "tributary"

Definition of tributary

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Noun
1. A natural water stream that flows into a larger river or other body of water.
2. A nation, state, or other entity that pays tribute.
Adjective
3. Related to the paying of tribute.
4. Subordinate; inferior
5. Yielding supplies of any kind; serving to form or make up, a greater object of the same kind, as a part, branch, etc.; contributing.
The Ohio has many tributary streams, and is itself tributary to the Mississippi.
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English - English - tributary

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n. small stream flowing into a larger body of water; one who pays tribute, taxpayer

English - Spanish - tributary

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s. subafluente

English - French - tributary

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n. tributaire, affluent; qui paye une taxe

English - German - tributary

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n. Nebenfluß; Zufluß; Tributstaat

English - Indonesian - tributary

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n. negara jajahan, pembayar upeti, anak sungai, batang air
a. upeti: yg memberi upeti, anak sungai: yg adalah anak sungai, tambahan

English - Italian - tributary

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s. (Geog) tributario, affluente; stato tributario; persona soggetta al pagamento di un tributo

English - Polish - tributary

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n. hołdownik, dopływ
a. poddany, hołdowniczy, dopływowy

English - Portuguese - tributary

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s. afluente (de um rio); tributário, pagador de impostos

English - Romanian - tributary

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n. afluent
a. tributar

English - Russian - tributary

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с. данник, приток, государство, платящий дань

English - Turkish - tributary

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s. vergi veren, haraç ödeyen, haraç olarak verilen, dökülen, ırmağa karışan (akarsu)
i. haraç veren hükümet, ırmak kolu

English - Ukrainian - tributary

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n. данник, притока
a. данина: що сплачує данину, підпорядкований

English - Dutch - tributary

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zn. schatplichtige; zijrivier

English - Greek - tributary

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ουσ. παραπόταμος, υποτελής, πληρώνων φόρους

English - Arabic - tributary

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‏رافد صاب بنهر أكبر منه، دافع الجزية، ضريبة العامل، الرافد‏
‏مدفوع كجزية، تابع، خاضع‏

English - Chinese - tributary

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(名) 进贡国, 支流, 附庸国

English - Chinese - tributary

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(名) 進貢國, 支流, 附庸國

English - Japanese - tributary

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(名) 支流; 貢ぎ物を納める国; 属国

English - Korean - tributary

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명. 공물을 바치는 사람; 강의 지류

English - Vietnamese - tributary

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n. người nạp cống, nước chư hầu, phụ lưu
a. phải triều cống, phải nạp cống
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Synonyms for tributary
1. branch: feeder, fork, offshoot, affluent, confluent, stream, river
2. subordinate: helping, branch, assisting, accessory, auxiliary