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Definition of Salute


  1. To address, as with expressions of kind wishes and courtesy; to greet; to hail.
  2. Hence, to give a sign of good will; to compliment by an act or ceremony, as a kiss, a bow, etc.
  3. To honor, as some day, person, or nation, by a discharge of cannon or small arms, by dipping colors, by cheers, etc.
  4. To promote the welfare and safety of; to benefit; to gratify.
  5. The act of saluting, or expressing kind wishes or respect; salutation; greeting.
  6. A sign, token, or ceremony, expressing good will, compliment, or respect, as a kiss, a bow, etc.
  7. A token of respect or honor for some distinguished or official personage, for a foreign vessel or flag, or for some festival or event, as by presenting arms, by a discharge of cannon, volleys of small arms, dipping the colors or the topsails, etc.
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Salute Translations

salute in Afrikaans is groet
salute in Danish is hilse, sige goddag
salute in Dutch is groeten, begroeten
salute in French is saluer
salute in German is salutieren, Salut
salute in Italian is salutare
salute in Spanish is saludar, saludale