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Overview of noun salute

The noun salute has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. salute, salutation

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

2. salute, military greeting

(a formal military gesture of respect)

3. salute

(an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat)


Overview of verb salute

The verb salute has 6 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (1) toast, drink, pledge, salute, wassail

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

2. (1) salute

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

3. (1) salute

(express commendation of; "I salute your courage!")

4. salute

(become noticeable; "a terrible stench saluted our nostrils")

5. salute

(honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers)

6. salute, present

(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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