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salute

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

an expression of goodwill upon meeting
  • offered a cheery salute as they passed the soldiers on the street

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salute

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of salute (Entry 2 of 2)

to declare enthusiastic approval of
  • I salute the idea of healthier lunch options for our students

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The first known use of salute was in the 14th century

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salute

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“Salute.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/salute. Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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