- Inflections of 'salute' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
- v 3rd person singular
- v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
- v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
- v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020
salute ⓘMost examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
- a [snappy, quick, rude, defiant] salute
- a [military, hand, gun] salute
- a [fascist, Nazi, queen's, king's] salute
- slang: a one-fingered salute in reply
- [gave, offered, extended] a royal salute
- gave a salute to the [crowd, guests, fans, troops, well-wishers]
- the [officer, captain, soldier] gave the sergeant a salute
- a [twenty-one] -gun salute in honor of
- felt [offended, betrayed, hurt] by the salute
- figurative: [composed, played, performed] with a salute to [the big-band era, the sixties]
- salute the [crowd, flag, major]
- the [soldiers, corporals, new recruits] saluted [the major, their captain, their superiors]
- we salute the [chef, champion, pilot, victims, dead, fallen]
- [I, we] salute you
- salute by [raising a hand, firing a canon, lifting a hat]
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