Thesaurus

salute

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of salute

  1. an expression of goodwill upon meeting offered a cheery salute as they passed the soldiers on the street Synonyms greeting, salutation, hello, welcomeRelated Words ave, hail; amenities, civilities, pleasantries; regards, respects, wishesAntonyms adieu, bon voyage, congé (also congee), farewell, Godspeed, good-bye (or good-by)


salute

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of salute

  1. to declare enthusiastic approval of I salute the idea of healthier lunch options for our students Synonyms accredit, applaud, cheer, crack up, hail, laud, praise, acclaim, toutRelated Words bravo, clap, rise (to); ballyhoo; approve, commend, endorse (also indorse), favor, recommend, root (for), support; celebrate, emblazon, eulogize, extol (also extoll), glorify, magnify, sing; adulate, belaud, flatter, overpraise; deify, idolizeNear Antonyms belittle, discommend, disparage, put down; blame, censure, reprehend, reprobate; admonish, chide, criticize, rebuke, reprimand, reproach, reprove; castigate, excoriate, keelhaul, lambaste (or lambast), skewer, slag [chiefly British], vilifyAntonyms knock, pan, slam


Learn More about salute


Seen and Heard

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

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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

WORD OF THE DAY

an extremely thin woman

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Time Traveler Quiz: Which Word Came First?

  • time-traveler-quiz-which-word-came-first
  • Which came first?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!