Part of speech:
A river branch that becomes absorbed by sandy ground
A branch, descendant, or member of a family or social group.
The definition of subordinate is someone who is lower in rank to another or subject to another's control.
(Music) Designating an imperfect interval smaller than the corresponding major interval by a semitone
(Law) Acting as an accessory; helping in an unlawful act
Limited in importance or significance; trivial:
Supplying what is lacking; additional
(Grammar) Relating to an auxiliary verb.
Manifesting or requiring wealth:
Of, constituting, or maintained by a subsidy or subsidies
A current or flow of water or other liquid, esp. one running along the surface of the earth; specif., a small river
A divergent section of a river, especially near the mouth.
The definition of principal is the first or highest in importance.
(Nautical) Connected to or located near the mainmast:
Of or performing a lead in a theatrical production:
Second or lower in rank or importance; not primary:
Subject to an impost or levy.
Relying on or requiring the aid or support of another:
Showing a marked departure from previous practice; new:
The first in a group or series.
Of or constituting a source
tending to bring about; being partly responsible for
One of the channels in a braided stream.
Find another word for tributary. In this page you can discover 32 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for tributary, like: anabranch, sidestream, offshoot, subordinate, minor, accessory, small, supplementary, auxiliary, adjoining and affluent.