verb (used with object), saluted, saluting.
Military. to pay respect to or honor by some formal act, as by raising the right hand to the side of the headgear, presenting arms, firing cannon, dipping colors, etc.
to address with expressions of goodwill, respect, etc.; greet.
to make a bow or other gesture to, as in greeting, farewell, or respect.
to express respect or praise for; honor; commend.
verb (used without object), saluted, saluting.
Military. to give a salute.
to perform a salutation.
the special act of respect paid in saluting.
the position of the hand or rifle in saluting:
at the salute.
an act of saluting; salutation.
a gold coin, bearing the image of the Virgin Mary receiving Gabriel’s salutation, issued by Charles VI of France and by Henry V and Henry VI of England.
(used after a person has sneezed or as a toast.)
(transitive) to address or welcome with friendly words or gestures of respect, such as bowing or lifting the hat; greet
(transitive) to acknowledge with praise or honour: we salute your gallantry
(military) to pay or receive formal respect, as by presenting arms or raising the right arm
the act of saluting
a formal military gesture of respect
[sal-yuh-tif-er-uh s] /ˌsæl yəˈtɪf ər əs/ adjective 1. salutary.
adjective 1. fit for or capable of being saved or salvaged. adjective 1. capable of or suitable for being saved or salvaged
noun 1. El Salvador. 2. Formerly Bahia, São Salvador. a seaport in E Brazil. 3. a male given name. noun 1. a republic in NW Central America. 13,176 sq. mi. (34,125 sq. km). Capital: San Salvador. noun 1. a coastal state of E Brazil. 216,130 sq. mi. (559,700 sq. km). Capital: Salvador. 2. a former […]