Verb > Salute

Verb > Salute

1 : to give a sign of respect to (a military officer, flag, etc.) by moving your right hand to your forehead : to give a salute to (someone or something)

(+ object)

He saluted the officer.

Salute the flag.

(no object)

The officer saluted.

2 : (+ object) : to show respect for (someone or something) : to publicly praise (someone or something)

We salute our country’s soldiers.

The players saluted the fans.

The president saluted her bravery.