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salt

2 verb
     
Related topics: Food, Cooking
salt2 [transitive usually passive]
1DFC to add salt to food to make it taste better:
salted peanuts
2 also salt downDF to add salt to food to preserve it
The meat is salted to store it through the winter.
3TTR to put salt on the roads to prevent them from becoming icy

salt something ↔ away

phrasal verb
to save money for the future, especially dishonestly by hiding it:
She salted the money away in a secret account.

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