An example of salute is the movement you make when you use your hand to make a gesture of respect to a superior in the military.
The soldiers greeted the dignitaries with a crisp salute.
The benefit was a salute to the museum.
They saluted the flag as it passed in the parade.
I saluted Bill at the concert, but he didn't see me through the crowd.
An example of a salute is when you gesture with your hand at your superiors in the military to show respect.
An example of salute is when guns are shot at a military funeral to show respect to the deceased.
A stench saluted our nostrils.
Origin of salute
- Middle English saluten from Latin salūtāre from salūs salūt- health sol- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition