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salute in Military topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsalutesa‧lute1 /səˈluːt/ verb  1 [intransitive, transitive]PM to move your right hand to your head, especially in order to show respect to an officer in the army, navy etc The two soldiers saluted Lieutenant Cecil. The men jumped to their feet and saluted.2 [transitive] formalPRAISE to praise someone for the things they have achieved, especially publiclysalute somebody as something James Joyce was saluted as the greatest writer of the 20th century.3 [transitive] old-fashionedHELLO to greet someone in a polite way, especially by moving your hand or body→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
saluteHe saluted briefly and opened the door, afraid that she might be about to cry.Manager Kendall was prompted to salute Johnston's contribution after his latest strike.He saluted smartly as he approached us.He turned around and saluted the captain.It's against their religion to salute the U.S. flag.Prisoners file down dustless hallways in formation, saluting their keepers as they pass.Merchants and clerks rushed out from stores, bareheaded, saluting them as they passed.Broadly smiling, he saluted them: Susan had drawn him a few days before and made him famous.He could feel his eyebrows declare independence-they saluted, they chopped down, they came together like two fuzzy magnets.salute somebody as somethingBush saluted Madison as "the father of our Constitution."