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Meaning & Definition of Tributary in English

English

Tributary

/trɪbjətɛri/

noun

1. A branch that flows into the main stream

    synonym:
  • feeder
  • ,
  • tributary
  • ,
  • confluent
  • ,
  • affluent

adjective

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

    synonym:
  • tributary

2. Paying tribute

  • "A tributary colony"
    synonym:
  • tributary

3. 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:
  • conducive
  • ,
  • contributing(a)
  • ,
  • contributive
  • ,
  • contributory
  • ,
  • tributary