Synonyms of salute


1. salute, salutation, recognition, credit

usage: an act of honor or courteous recognition; "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"

2. salute, military greeting, greeting, salutation

usage: a formal military gesture of respect

3. salute, greeting, salutation

usage: an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat


1. toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail, honor, honour, reward

usage: propose a toast to; "Let us toast the birthday girl!"; "Let's drink to the New Year"

2. salute, greet, recognize, recognise

usage: greet in a friendly way; "I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me"

3. salute, praise

usage: express commendation of; "I salute your courage!"

4. salute, smell

usage: become noticeable; "a terrible stench saluted our nostrils"

5. salute, greet, recognize, recognise

usage: honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers

6. salute, present, greet, recognize, recognise

usage: recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position; "When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute"

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Definition and meaning of salute (Dictionary)