Definitions for



Overview of noun tributary

The noun tributary has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. feeder, tributary, confluent, affluent

(a branch that flows into the main stream)


Overview of adj tributary

The adj tributary has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. tributary

((of a stream) flowing into a larger stream)

2. tributary

(paying tribute; "a tributary colony")

3. conducive, contributing, contributive, contributory, tributary

(tending to bring about; being partly responsible for; "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor")

Synonym.com © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
Classroom | Privacy Policy | Terms | Ad Choices