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Definitions and Synonyms of salvo | Another word for salvo | What is salvo?

Definition 1: rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms - [noun denoting act]

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

  • our fusillade from the left flank caught them by surprise

Synonyms for salvo in the sense of this definition

(salvo is a kind of ...) the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy

"hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes" "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"

Definition 2: a sudden outburst of cheers - [noun denoting communication]

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

  • there was a salvo of approval

(salvo is a kind of ...) a cry or shout of approval

Definition 3: an outburst resembling the discharge of firearms or the release of bombs - [noun denoting event]

(salvo is a kind of ...) a sudden intense happening

"an outburst of heavy rain" "a burst of lightning"

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