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salute
v. raise the right hand to the right side of the forehead (as a sign of respect or acknowledgement); honor with a formal gesture of respect; greet, show respect to; express praise or goodwill
 
n. salutation, act of greeting; formal gesture of respect; position of one's body or rifle while saluting; expression of honor or respect

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Salute
A salute is a gesture or other action used to display respect. Salutes are primarily associated with armed forces, but other organisations and civil people also use salutes.

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Salute!
Salute! is Italian satellite television channel, owned by Eurodigital and broadcast by Rai Internationalfree to air on Hot Bird 6 13°E. It is also scheduled to be broadcast in North America and Australia.

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salute

Noun
1. an act of honor or courteous recognition; "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"
(synonym) salutation
(hypernym) recognition, credit
(derivation) toast, drink, pledge, wassail
2. a formal military gesture of respect
(synonym) military greeting
(hypernym) greeting, salutation
(derivation) present
(classification) military, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
3. an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat
(hypernym) greeting, salutation

Verb
1. propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"
(synonym) toast, drink, pledge, wassail
(hypernym) honor, honour, reward
(hyponym) give
(entail) drink, booze, fuddle
(derivation) salutation
2. greet in a friendly way; "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"
(hypernym) greet, recognize, recognise
(hyponym) salaam
3. express commendation of; "I salute your courage!"
(hypernym) praise
4. become noticeable; "a terrible stench saluted our nostrils"
(hypernym) smell
5. honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers
(hypernym) greet, recognize, recognise
(derivation) military greeting
6. recognize with a gesture prescribed by a miltary regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"
(synonym) present
(hypernym) greet, recognize, recognise
(entail) gesticulate, gesture, motion
(derivation) military greeting


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Salut (der)
nm. salute, salutation, act of greeting

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salute
interj. hail
 
salute
nf. health, well-being


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