Thesaurus

salutary

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of salutary

1 promoting or contributing to personal or social well-being
  • the low interest rates should have a salutary effect on business

Synonyms for salutary

Words Related to salutary

Near Antonyms for salutary

Antonyms for salutary

See the Dictionary Definition 

Choose the Right Synonym for salutary

healthful, wholesome, salubrious, salutary mean favorable to the health of mind or body. healthful implies a positive contribution to a healthy condition. a healthful diet wholesome applies to what benefits, builds up, or sustains physically, mentally, or spiritually. wholesome foods the movie is wholesome family entertainment salubrious applies chiefly to the helpful effects of climate or air. cool and salubrious weather salutary describes something corrective or beneficially effective, even though it may in itself be unpleasant. a salutary warning that resulted in increased production

Keep scrolling for more

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on salutary

Dictionary: Definition of salutary

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with salutary

Medical Dictionary: Definition of salutary

Spanish Central: Translation of salutary

Nglish: Translation of salutary for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of salutary for Arabic Speakers

Comments on salutary

What made you want to look up salutary? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a calculated move

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Confusing Words—A Quiz

  • alice with tweedle dee and tweedle dum
  • I invented a brand new toaster robot and ______ it "Sir Toasts-a-Lot."
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

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