1. [ noun ] (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)
Synonyms: greeting
Related terms: acknowledgment reception good_morning regard hello good_afternoon well-wishing salute welcome salute hail pax calling_card plural greet
2. [ noun ] an act of honor or courteous recognition
Synonyms: salute

: "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"

Related terms: recognition toast
3. [ noun ] (fine art,writing) word of greeting used to begin a letter
Related terms: opening salute
Similar spelling:   saltation