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French vs. Salute

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Frenchverb

(transitive) To prepare food by cutting it into strips.

Salutenoun

An utterance or gesture expressing greeting or honor towards someone, now especially a formal, non-verbal gesture made with the arms or hands in any of various specific positions.

‘The soldiers greeted the dignitaries with a crisp salute.’;

Frenchverb

(transitive) To kiss (another person) while inserting one’s tongue into the other person's mouth.

Salutenoun

A kiss, offered in salutation.

Frenchverb

(intransitive) To kiss in this manner.

Salutenoun

A discharge of cannon or similar arms, as a mark of honour or respect.

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Frenchverb

(cuisine) To French trim; to stylishly expose bone by removing the fat and meat covering it (as done to a rack of lamb or bone-in rib-eye steak).

Salutenoun

A pyrotechnic device primarily designed to produce a loud bang.

French

Of or pertaining to France or its inhabitants.

Saluteverb

(ambitransitive) To make a gesture in honor of (someone or something).

‘They saluted the flag as it passed in the parade.’;

French

The language spoken in France.

Saluteverb

To act in thanks, honor, or tribute; to thank or extend gratitude; to praise.

‘I would like to salute the many dedicated volunteers that make this project possible.’;

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French

Collectively, the people of France.

Saluteverb

to wave, to acknowledge an acquaintance.

‘I saluted Bill at the concert, but he didn't see me through the crowd.’;

Frenchnoun

the Romance language spoken in France and in countries colonized by France

Saluteverb

To address, as with expressions of kind wishes and courtesy; to greet; to hail.

Frenchnoun

the people of France

Saluteverb

To promote the welfare and safety of; to benefit; to gratify.

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Frenchnoun

United States sculptor who created the seated marble figure of Abraham Lincoln in the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. (1850-1931)

Saluteverb

(archaic) To kiss.

Frenchadjective

of or pertaining to France or the people of France;

‘French cooking’; ‘a gallic shrug’;

Saluteverb

To address, as with expressions of kind wishes and courtesy; to greet; to hail.

‘I salute you with this kingly title.’;

Saluteverb

Hence, to give a sign of good will; to compliment by an act or ceremony, as a kiss, a bow, etc.

‘You have the prettiest tip of a finger . . . I must take the freedom to salute it.’;

Saluteverb

To honor, as some day, person, or nation, by a discharge of cannon or small arms, by dipping colors, by cheers, etc.

Saluteverb

To promote the welfare and safety of; to benefit; to gratify.

Salutenoun

The act of saluting, or expressing kind wishes or respect; salutation; greeting.

Salutenoun

A sign, token, or ceremony, expressing good will, compliment, or respect, as a kiss, a bow, etc.

Salutenoun

A token of respect or honor for some distinguished or official personage, for a foreign vessel or flag, or for some festival or event, as by presenting arms, by a discharge of cannon, volleys of small arms, dipping the colors or the topsails, etc.

Salutenoun

an act of honor or courteous recognition;

‘a musical salute to the composer on his birthday’;

Salutenoun

a formal military gesture of respect

Salutenoun

an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat

Saluteverb

propose a toast to;

‘Let us toast the birthday girl!’; ‘Let's drink to the New Year’;

Saluteverb

greet in a friendly way;

‘I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me’;

Saluteverb

express commendation of;

‘I salute your courage!’;

Saluteverb

become noticeable;

‘a terrible stench saluted our nostrils’;

Saluteverb

honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers

Saluteverb

recognize with a gesture prescribed by a miltary regulation; assume a prescribed position;

‘When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute’;

Salute

A salute is a gesture or other action used to display respect. When saluting a person, as distinct from a flag or a national anthem or other symbolic melody, the gaze must be towards that person, also when returning a salute.

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