Definitions for SALUTEsəˈlut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. salute, salutation(noun)

    an act of honor or courteous recognition

    "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"

  2. salute, military greeting(noun)

    a formal military gesture of respect

  3. salute(verb)

    an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat

  4. toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail(verb)

    propose a toast to

    "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"

  5. salute(verb)

    greet in a friendly way

    "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"

  6. salute(verb)

    express commendation of

    "I salute your courage!"

  7. salute(verb)

    become noticeable

    "a terrible stench saluted our nostrils"

  8. salute(verb)

    honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers

  9. salute, present(verb)

    recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position

    "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"

Wiktionary

  1. salute(Noun)

    A formal gesture done in honor of someone or something, usually with the hand or hands in one of various particular positions.

    The soldiers greeted the dignitaries with a crisp salute.

  2. salute(Noun)

    Any action done for the purpose of honor or tribute .

    The orchestra performed the concert as a salute to Gershwin.

  3. salute(Verb)

    To make a gesture in honor of someone or something.

    They saluted the flag as it passed in the parade.

  4. salute(Verb)

    To act in thanks, honor, or tribute; to thank or extend gratitude.

    I would like to salute the many dedicated volunteers that make this project possible.

  5. Origin: from Latin salutare "to greet"; literally, "wish health to," from salus (gen. salutis) "greeting, good health", related to salvus "safe".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salute(verb)

    to address, as with expressions of kind wishes and courtesy; to greet; to hail

  2. Salute(verb)

    hence, to give a sign of good will; to compliment by an act or ceremony, as a kiss, a bow, etc

  3. Salute(verb)

    to honor, as some day, person, or nation, by a discharge of cannon or small arms, by dipping colors, by cheers, etc

  4. Salute(verb)

    to promote the welfare and safety of; to benefit; to gratify

  5. Salute

    the act of saluting, or expressing kind wishes or respect; salutation; greeting

  6. Salute

    a sign, token, or ceremony, expressing good will, compliment, or respect, as a kiss, a bow, etc

  7. Salute

    a token of respect or honor for some distinguished or official personage, for a foreign vessel or flag, or for some festival or event, as by presenting arms, by a discharge of cannon, volleys of small arms, dipping the colors or the topsails, etc

  8. Origin: [L. salutare, salutatum, from salus, -utis, health, safety. See Salubrious.]

Freebase

  1. Salute

    A salute is a gesture or other action used to display respect. Salutes are primarily associated with armed forces, but other organisations and civil people also use salutes.


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