English to Afrikaans Meaning :: salute

Salute :
- saluutgegroetsalueerGroet

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Noun(1) an act of honor or courteous recognition(2) a formal military gesture of respect(3) an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat
Verb(1) propose a toast to(2) greet in a friendly way(3) express commendation of(4) become noticeable(5) honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers(6) recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position

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(1) The cadets snap to attention and render a salute , as a distant bugler plays ÔÇÿTaps.ÔÇÖ(2) And they clothed Him with purple, and platted a crown of thorns, and put it about His head, And began to salute Him, Hail, King of the Jews!(3) She received a 21-gun salute during the welcoming ceremony at Merdeka Palace.(4) At its most formal and elaborate, a salute can be accompanied by appropriate military music and can include the discharge of a prescribed number of guns as a formal or ceremonial sign of respect.(5) When the jet reached Manchester Airport, the aircraft's wings were tipped in salute to its new home before circling and touching down.(6) John saluted him and Richard quickly returned the salute before leaving the hangar and returning to the bridge.(7) ÔÇÿTo absent friends,ÔÇÖ said Karen, in salute to their recently departed comrades.(8) Excitement still pervaded the air, which hummed with voices and the crackle and pop of logs in the fire like a twenty-one gun salute .(9) The General returned the salute of his driver in his open compartment and crouched as he hopped up into the little door to the rear compartment.(10) I lifted my glass in salute to all my American friends, enjoying the big Thanksgiving meal, and thought with only a tinge of envy of the delights of roast turkey with all the trimmings.(11) he raises his arms in a triumphant salute(12) a twenty-one-gun salute(13) Just before she vanished from my sight, she turned, and waved her great crystal sword at me in salute .(14) He raised his hands above his head in a victory salute .(15) Finally making up his mind, he pauses, gives his compatriot a military salute and finally, leaving him to himself, departs.(16) Carter said, coming stiffly to attention and saluting Saunders who returned the salute and then shook Carters hand.
Related Words
(1) to salute ::
om hulde
(2) give a salute ::
gee 'n saluut
1. greeting ::
2. tribute ::
3. salutation ::
4. greet ::
5. pay tribute to ::
bring hulde aan
6. toast ::
7. present ::
1. knock ::
2. pan ::
3. slam ::
Different Forms
salute, saluted, salutes, saluting
Word Example from TV Shows

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I have no desire
to salute any article of clothing tonight...

I have no desire to SALUTE any article of clothing tonight...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 12

It\'s a salute to swing music...

It's a SALUTE to swing music...

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 12

and we salute and praise you.

and we SALUTE and praise you.

Vikings Season 1, Episode 3

A salute to zoot.

A SALUTE to zoot.

The Big Bang Theory Season 3, Episode 12

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