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Definition 1: (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for salutation in the sense of this definition

(salutation is a kind of ...) a statement acknowledging something or someone

"she must have seen him but she gave no sign of acknowledgment" "the preface contained an acknowledgment of those who had helped her"

(... is a kind of salutation ) a printed or written greeting that is left to indicate that you have visited

(... is a kind of salutation ) a formal military gesture of respect

(... is a kind of salutation ) a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

(... is a kind of salutation ) a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

(... is a kind of salutation ) an expression of greeting

"every morning they exchanged polite hellos"

(... is a kind of salutation ) an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat

(... is a kind of salutation ) a greeting or reception

"the proposal got a warm welcome"

(... is a kind of salutation ) (Roman Catholic Church) a greeting signifying Christian love for those assisting at the Eucharist

(... is a kind of salutation ) enthusiastic greeting

(... is a kind of salutation ) the manner in which something is greeted

"she did not expect the cold reception she received from her superiors"

(... is a kind of salutation ) (usually plural) a polite expression of desire for someone's welfare

"give him my kind regards" "my best wishes"

(... is a kind of salutation ) an expression of good will from one person to another

"much hand-shaking and well-wishing"

(salutation is used in the usage domain ...) the form of a word that is used to denote more than one

Definition 2: an act of honor or courteous recognition - [noun denoting communication]

Samples where salutation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a musical salute to the composer on his birthday

Synonyms for salutation in the sense of this definition

(salutation is a kind of ...) approval

"give her recognition for trying" "he was given credit for his work" "give her credit for trying"

Definition 3: word of greeting used to begin a letter - [noun denoting communication]

(salutation is a kind of ...) the initial part of the introduction

"the opening established the basic theme"

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