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Definitions of salute:
  • noun:   an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat
  • noun:   a formal military gesture of respect
  • noun:   an act of honor or courteous recognition
    Example: "A musical salute to the composer on his birthday"
  • verb:   become noticeable
    Example: "A terrible stench saluted our nostrils"
  • verb:   express commendation of
    Example: "I salute your courage!"
  • verb:   greet in a friendly way
    Example: "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"
  • verb:   recognize with a gesture prescribed by a miltary regulation; assume a prescribed position
    Example: "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"
  • verb:   honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers
  • verb:   propose a toast to

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See salute used in context: 45 poetry verses, 17 Shakespeare works, 21 Bible passages, 1 definition

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