Thesaurus > Related Words: salute

  Words related to salute

Related / Similar Words: military greeting, salutation, present, toast, drink, pledge, wassail

 

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

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    Hyponyms: salaam, give

     

    Entailments: gesticulate, gesture, motion, drink, booze, fuddle

     

    Derivational Morphology: present, toast, drink, pledge, wassail, salutation, greeting, greeter, saluter, welcomer, military greeting, toaster, wassailer

     

     
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