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1. tributary

adjective. ['ˈtrɪbjəˌtɛri'] tending to bring about; being partly responsible for.

Synonyms

  • contributive
  • contributory
  • contributing
  • conducive

Antonyms

  • converge
  • poor
  • divergent
  • irresponsible

Etymology

  • tributarie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tributarius (Latin)

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Rhymes with Tributary

  • actuary
  • ancillary
  • apothecary
  • arbitrary
  • arbitrary
  • aviary
  • budgetary
  • contemporary
  • customary
  • deflationary
  • dictionary
  • dietary
  • dignitary
  • disciplinary
  • discretionary
  • disinflationary
  • dispensary
  • diversionary
  • diversionary
  • dromedary

Sentences with tributary


1. Noun, singular or mass
Like its parent river, this tributary is quite calm and well-suited for beginners and families with children.

2. Adjective
Lake Creek, a mountain tributary, traverses 60 miles from Lake Chelatna to the glacial Yentna River.

2. tributary

noun. ['ˈtrɪbjəˌtɛri'] a branch that flows into the main stream.

Synonyms

  • affluent
  • feeder
  • confluent

Antonyms

  • senior
  • dominant
  • basic
  • major

Etymology

  • tributarie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tributarius (Latin)

3. tributary

adjective. ['ˈtrɪbjəˌtɛri'] (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream.

Antonyms

  • essential

Etymology

  • tributarie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tributarius (Latin)

4. tributary

adjective. ['ˈtrɪbjəˌtɛri'] paying tribute.

Antonyms

  • original

Etymology

  • tributarie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • tributarius (Latin)
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