What does salutation mean?

Definitions for salutation
ˌsæl yəˈteɪ ʃənsalu·ta·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word salutation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salute, salutationnoun

    an act of honor or courteous recognition

    "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"

  2. greeting, salutationnoun

    (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)

  3. salutationnoun

    word of greeting used to begin a letter

Wiktionary

  1. salutationnoun

    A greeting, salute, or address; a hello.

    Etymology: From salutatio “a greeting, a wishing health to,” from saluto “wish one’s health, greet,” from salus “well-being.” Compare the greeting salve “be well.”

  2. salutationnoun

    The act of greeting.

    Etymology: From salutatio “a greeting, a wishing health to,” from saluto “wish one’s health, greet,” from salus “well-being.” Compare the greeting salve “be well.”

  3. salutationnoun

    The title in your name, such as Mr, Mrs, Ms., Dr. or Rev..

    Etymology: From salutatio “a greeting, a wishing health to,” from saluto “wish one’s health, greet,” from salus “well-being.” Compare the greeting salve “be well.”

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salutationnoun

    the act of saluting, or paying respect or reverence, by the customary words or actions; the act of greeting, or expressing good will or courtesy; also, that which is uttered or done in saluting or greeting

Etymology and Origins

  1. Salutation

    An inn sign in honour of the Salutation of the Virgin.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salutation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salutation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of salutation in a Sentence

  1. Kalidasa:

    Look to this day For it is life, the very life of life. For yesterday is but a dream And tomorrow is only a vision But today well lived makes every yesterday a dream of happiness And tomorrow a vision of hope. Look well, therefore, to this day Such is the salutation of the dawn.

  2. The Sufi:

    Look to this day,For it is life, the very life of life.In its brief course lie all the verities and realities of your existencethe bliss of growth, the glory of action, the splendor of beauty.For yesterday is but a dreamAnd tomorrow is only a vision,But today well lived makesevery yesterday a dream of happinessand every tomorrow a vision of hope.Look well, therefore to this day,such is the salutation of the dawn.

  3. George Santayna:

    Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.

Images & Illustrations of salutation

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