salutation


salutation

noun

Definition of SALUTATION

1
a formal expression of praise <the speaker introduced the evening's honored guest with a lavish salutation>
2
an expression of goodwill upon meeting <began the discussion with a gracious salutation to the distinguished assembly>
Antonyms adieu, bon voyage, congé (also congee), farewell, Godspeed, good-bye (or good-by)

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