Definition Of salute


a gesture of respect, homage, or polite recognition or acknowledgment, especially one made to or by a person when arriving or departing.

he raises his arms in a triumphant salute

make a formal salute to.

don't you usually salute a superior officer?

Example Of salute

  • A large media presence and a gun salute only enhanced the occasion.

  • A pair of Japanese soldiers stand at attention on either side of the canvas, their arms raised in a military salute .

  • a twenty-one-gun salute

  • After the handover, Admiral Spencer received a general salute in the Victory Arena, at which he was presented with his flag, and the band and Guard of Honour held a march-past.

  • And they clothed Him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about His head, And began to salute Him, Hail, King of the Jews!

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