Definition of tributary


  • (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream.
  • paying tribute; "a tributary colony".
  • 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". Synonyms: conducive, contributing, contributive, contributory.


Rhymes with tributary

adversary, ancillary, apothecary, arbitrary, arbitrary, aviary, beneficiary, bicentenary, blackberry, blueberry, bradbury, budgetary, canterbury, capillary, cardiopulmonary, cassowary, cautionary, cemetery, cemetery, centenary.

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Scrabble and Words With Friends points

  • tributary is a valid Scrabble US word, worth 14 points
  • tributary is a valid Scrabble UK word, worth 14 points
  • tributary is a valid Words With Friends word, worth 15 points
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