Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun salute

3 senses of salute

Sense 1
salute, salutation -- (an act of honor or courteous recognition; "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday")
       => recognition, credit -- (approval; "give her recognition for trying"; "he was given credit for his work"; "give her credit for trying")

Sense 2
salute, military greeting -- (a formal military gesture of respect)
       => greeting, salutation -- ((usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting))

Sense 3
salute -- (an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat)
       => greeting, salutation -- ((usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting))

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb salute

6 senses of salute

Sense 1
toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail -- (propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year")
       => honor, honour, reward -- (bestow honor or rewards upon; "Today we honor our soldiers"; "The scout was rewarded for courageous action")

Sense 2
salute -- (greet in a friendly way; "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me")
       => greet, recognize, recognise -- (express greetings upon meeting someone)

Sense 3
salute -- (express commendation of; "I salute your courage!")
       => praise -- (express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance")

Sense 4
salute -- (become noticeable; "a terrible stench saluted our nostrils")
       => smell -- (smell bad; "He rarely washes, and he smells")

Sense 5
salute -- (honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers)
       => greet, recognize, recognise -- (express greetings upon meeting someone)

Sense 6
salute, present -- (recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute")
       => greet, recognize, recognise -- (express greetings upon meeting someone)

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