Synonyms of tributary


1. feeder, tributary, confluent, affluent, branch

usage: a branch that flows into the main stream


1. tributary, secondary (vs. primary)

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

2. tributary, obligated(predicate) (vs. unobligated)

usage: paying tribute; "a tributary colony"

3. conducive, contributing(prenominal), contributive, contributory, tributary, causative (vs. noncausative)

usage: 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"

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Definition and meaning of tributary (Dictionary)