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

2 senses of salve

Sense 1
ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve -- (semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation)
       => remedy, curative, cure, therapeutic -- (a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain)

Sense 2
salve -- (anything that remedies or heals or soothes; "he needed a salve for his conscience")
       => redress, remedy, remediation -- (act of correcting an error or a fault or an evil)

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

2 senses of salve

Sense 1
salvage, salve, relieve, save -- (save from ruin, destruction, or harm)
       => rescue, deliver -- (free from harm or evil)

Sense 2
salve -- (apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing)
       => medicate, medicine -- (treat medicinally, treat with medicine)

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