salt 1 of 3

salt

2 of 3

adjective

as in saline
of, relating to, or containing salt the oceans are salt water

Synonyms & Similar Words

Antonyms & Near Antonyms

salt

3 of 3

verb

as in to mix
to scatter or set here and there among other things the old sailor salted his tale of the voyage with crude anecdotes and rough language

Synonyms & Similar Words

Thesaurus Entries Near salt

Cite this Entry

“Salt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/salt. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on salt

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!