What does salvage mean?

Definitions for salvage
ˈsæl vɪdʒsal·vage

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. salvage(noun)

    property or goods saved from damage or destruction

  2. salvage(noun)

    the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction

  3. salvage(verb)

    the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire

  4. salvage, salve, relieve, save(verb)

    save from ruin, destruction, or harm

  5. salvage, scavenge(verb)

    collect discarded or refused material

    "She scavenged the garbage cans for food"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salvage(noun)

    the act of saving a vessel, goods, or life, from perils of the sea

  2. Salvage(noun)

    the compensation allowed to persons who voluntarily assist in saving a ship or her cargo from peril

  3. Salvage(noun)

    that part of the property that survives the peril and is saved

  4. Salvage

    savage

  5. Origin: [F. salvage, OF. salver to save, F. sauver, fr. L. salvare. See Save.]

Freebase

  1. Salvage

    "Salvage" is episode 13 of season 4 in the television show Angel, originally broadcast on the WB television network. After discovering Lilah’s dead body, a grieving Wesley breaks rogue slayer Faith out of prison so she can help track down Angelus. Meanwhile, Lorne performs a sanctuary spell to keep Angelus out of the hotel while Cordelia—secretly revealed to be the big evil controlling the Beast—confides in Connor that she is pregnant.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Salvage

    sal′vāj, adj. (Spens.). Same as Savage.

  2. Salvage

    sal′vāj, n. compensation made by the owner of a ship or cargo in respect of services rendered by persons, other than the ship's company, in preserving the ship or cargo from shipwreck, fire, or capture: the goods and materials so saved.—n. Salvabil′ity, the possibility or condition of being saved.—adj. Sal′vable.—n. Sal′vableness.—adv. Sal′vably. [Fr.,—L. salvāre, -ātum, to save.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. salvage

    1. Property that has some value in excess of its basic material content but is in such condition that it has no reasonable prospect of use for any purpose as a unit and its repair or rehabilitation for use as a unit is clearly impractical. 2. The saving or rescuing of condemned, discarded, or abandoned property, and of materials contained therein for reuse, refabrication, or scrapping.

How to pronounce salvage?

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    Veena
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How to say salvage in sign language?

  1. salvage

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salvage in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salvage in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of salvage in a Sentence

  1. David J. Robinson:

    They couldn’t salvage anything.

  2. President Muhammadu Buhari:

    We have an image problem abroad and we are on our way to salvage that.

  3. Jamela Dunbar:

    Through preparation. We salvage what we have. Through preparation. We can start a new. A commitment to time.

  4. Matilda Kasele:

    We have lost everything, we could not salvage anything because the water started pouring into the house at night.

  5. Bandar Sharif:

    What we do is eliminate this waste, we salvage the food and provide it to people who are in desperate need of it.

Images & Illustrations of salvage

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Translations for salvage

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • إنقاذArabic
  • bergenGerman
  • rescatar, rescate, salvamentoSpanish
  • épave, sauvetages, recycler, rescapé, rescapées, épaves, récompense, rescapés, récompenses, sauvetage, sauver, rescapéeFrench
  • ocalenie, ocalićPolish
  • спасание, спасать, спасениеRussian
  • காப்புTamil
  • Cứu hộVietnamese

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