What does salutary mean?

Definitions for salutaryˈsæl yəˌtɛr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. good, salutary(adj)

    tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health

    "beneficial effects of a balanced diet"; "a good night's sleep"; "the salutary influence of pure air"


  1. salutary(Adjective)

    Effecting or designed to effect an improvement; remedial: salutary advice.

  2. salutary(Adjective)

    Promoting good health; wholesome; curative.

  3. Origin: From salutaire and its source, , from .

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salutary(adj)

    wholesome; healthful; promoting health; as, salutary exercise

  2. Salutary(adj)

    promotive of, or contributing to, some beneficial purpose; beneficial; advantageous; as, a salutary design

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Salutary

    sal′ū-tar-i, adj. belonging to health: promoting health or safety: wholesome: beneficial.—n. Salūdador′ (obs.), a quack who cures by incantations.—adv. Sal′ūtarily, in a salutary manner: favourably to health.—n. Sal′ūtariness.—adj. Salūtif′erous, health-bearing.—adv. Salūtif′erously. [L. salutarissalus, health.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salutary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salutary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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