Synonyms
Antonyms
Etymology

1. salvage

verb. ['ˈsælvədʒ, ˈsælvɪdʒ'] save from ruin, destruction, or harm.

Synonyms

  • rescue
  • save
  • salve
  • deliver

Antonyms

  • malignity
  • undesirability
  • unworthiness
  • badness

Etymology

  • salver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvare (Latin)

Featured Games

Rhymes with Salvage

  • cleavage
  • davidge
  • pincavage
  • ravage
  • sauvage
  • savage
  • savidge
  • selvage
  • selvidge
  • sincavage

Sentences with salvage


1. Noun, singular or mass
It may be next to impossible to sell a salvage title car that you have purchased.

2. Verb, base form
This is the easiest way to salvage any work that you did not save before the freeze.

Quotes about salvage


1. We fear death, we shudder at life's instability, we grieve to see the flowers wilt again and again, and the leaves fall, and in our hearts we know that we, too, are transitory and will soon disappear. When artists create pictures and thinkers search for laws and formulate thoughts, it is in order to salvage something from the great dance of death, to make something last longer than we do.
- Hermann Hesse, Narcissus and Goldmund

2. You know a relationship has deteriorated past the point of salvage when one person detests another's gestures.
- Josephine Humphreys, Rich in Love

3. You have to salvage what you can, even if you're the one who buried it in the first place.
- Kelly Link, Pretty Monsters: Stories

2. salvage

noun. ['ˈsælvədʒ, ˈsælvɪdʒ'] the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire.

Synonyms

  • rescue
  • saving
  • deliverance

Antonyms

  • import
  • natural object
  • disobedient
  • bad

Etymology

  • salver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvare (Latin)

3. salvage

noun. ['ˈsælvədʒ, ˈsælvɪdʒ'] the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction.

Synonyms

  • rescue
  • saving
  • deliverance

Antonyms

  • unfavorable
  • unrespectable
  • worst
  • evil

Etymology

  • salver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvare (Latin)

4. salvage

verb. ['ˈsælvədʒ, ˈsælvɪdʒ'] collect discarded or refused material.

Synonyms

  • gather
  • scavenge
  • garner
  • pull together

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • unkindness
  • malignancy
  • maleficence

Etymology

  • salver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvare (Latin)

5. salvage

noun. ['ˈsælvədʒ, ˈsælvɪdʒ'] property or goods saved from damage or destruction.

Synonyms

  • good
  • holding
  • belongings
  • property
  • commodity

Antonyms

  • evilness
  • wicked
  • unrighteous
  • unworthy

Etymology

  • salver (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • salvare (Latin)
Synonym.com