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sa·lute

salute

 
 
pronunciation:
s lut
parts of speech:
verb, noun
part of speech: verb
inflections: salutes, saluting, saluted
definition 1: to show respect by raising the right hand to the forehead.
The veterans saluted the flag.
 
similar words:
acknowledge, address, greet
definition 2: to greet with an expression of respect or good will.
We saluted our teacher by standing up when she entered the room.
synonyms:
greet, hail
similar words:
welcome
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of saluting.
We all gave a salute as the flag passed by.
synonyms:
greeting, tribute, welcome
similar words:
acknowledgment
derivation: saluter (n.)