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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
salute /sə'lu:t/
  • danh từ
    • sự chào; cách chào; lời chào
    • (quân sự), (hàng hải) cách chào (tư thế người đứng, cách cầm vũ khí chào, cách kéo cờ chào, cách bắn súng chào)
      • a salute of swven guns was fired: bắn bảy phát súng chào
      • the salute: tư thế chào
      • to take the salute: nhận chào (sĩ quan cao cấp nhất ở một cuộc lễ...)
  • động từ
    • chào
      • to salute someone with a smile: chào ai bằng nụ cười
    • (quân sự) chào (theo kiểu quân sự)
      • to salute with twenty one guns: bắn hai mươi mốt phát chào
    • làm cho chú ý; đập ngay vào mắt, đập vào tai (như để chào đón)
Concise Dictionary
+an act of honor or courteous recognition
+a formal military gesture of respect
+an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat
+propose a toast to
+greet in a friendly way
+express commendation of
+become noticeable
+honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers
+recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position

Thesaurus Dictionary
1 greet, hail, address, accost:
The moment I stepped in at the door I was saluted with the peremptory question, 'Where have you been?'
2 pay respects or homage or tribute to, honour, recognize, acknowledge:
Wherever she went she was saluted as a heroine.
3 greeting, address, salutation:
He returned my salute with a nod.
Advanced English Dictionary
verb, noun
+ verb
1 to touch the side of your head with the fingers of your right hand to show respect, especially in the armed forces: [V] The sergeant stood to attention and saluted. + [VN] to salute the flag / an officer
2 [VN] (formal) to express respect and admiration for sb/sth: The players saluted the fans before leaving the field. + The president saluted the courage and self-sacrifice of those who fought for their country.
+ noun
1 [C] the action of raising your right hand to the side of your head as a sign of respect, especially between soldiers and officers: He returned the salute as he passed the line of guards.
2 [C, U] a thing that you say or do to show your admiration or respect for sb/sth or to welcome sb: He raised his hat as a friendly salute. + His first words were a salute to the people of South Africa. + They all raised their glasses in salute. + The occasion was organized as a salute to a century of change.
3 [C] an official occasion when guns are fired into the air to show respect for an important person: a 21-gun salute
Idioms: take the salute when an officer or important person takes the salute, soldiers march past him or her saluting and the officer salutes back
Collocation Dictionary

1 military gesture


military, naval | smart | mock


give (sb)
The sentry gave a smart salute and waved us on.
| acknowledge, return | take
The Queen took the salute as the guardsmen marched past.

2 action of respect or welcome


final, last | 21-gun, etc. | special | triumphant, victory


in ~
The guests raised their glasses in salute.
| ~ from
The retiring editor received a special salute from the local newspaper.
| ~ to
His first words were a salute to the people of South Africa.



The captain stood to attention and saluted smartly.


He saluted Pippa with a graceful bend of his head.

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