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English adjective: tributary

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


Similarsecondary


Antonymsprimary

2. tributary paying tribute


SamplesA tributary colony.


Similarobligated


Antonymsunobligated

3. tributary tending to bring about; being partly responsible for


SamplesWorking conditions are not conducive to productivity.
The seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city.
A contributory factor.


Synonymsconducive, contributing, contributive, contributory


Similarcausative


Antonymsnoncausal, noncausative


English noun: tributary

1. tributary (object) a branch that flows into the main stream


Synonymsaffluent, confluent, feeder


Broader (hypernym)branch


Antonymsdistributary









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