• Pronunciation of salute: S AH0 L UW1 T (sÉ™'lut)

  • Number of syllables of salute: 2

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  • Definition of salute

    • (n): an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat  
    • (n): a formal military gesture of respect  
    • (n): an act of honor or courteous recognition; "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"  
    • (v): express commendation of; "I salute your courage!"  
    • (v): greet in a friendly way; "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"  
    • (v): recognize with a gesture prescribed by a miltary regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"  
    • (v): honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers  
    • (v): propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let''s drink to the New Year"  
    • (v): become noticeable; "a terrible stench saluted our nostrils"  

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