Synonyms for salutation

Grammar : Noun
Spell : sal-yuh-tey-shuh n
Phonetic Transcription : ˌsæl yəˈteɪ ʃən

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Définition of salutation

Origin :
  • late 14c., from Old French salutacion "greeting," from Latin salutationem (nominative salutatio) "a greeting, saluting," noun of action from past participle stem of salutare "to greet" (see salute (v.)). As a word of greeting (elliptical for "I offer salutation") it is recorded from 1530s. Related: Salutations.
  • noun greeting
Example sentences :
  • She answered his salutation with a frank inclination of the head.
  • Extract from : « Casanova's Homecoming » by Arthur Schnitzler
  • "We shut the door when the steed's stolen, Mr. Arthur," was his salutation.
  • Extract from : « The Channings » by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • After hailing the morn with this second salutation, he threw a boot at the woman as a third.
  • Extract from : « A Tale of Two Cities » by Charles Dickens
  • The solicitor, who had bidden them enter, did not at first offer them any salutation.
  • Extract from : « The Avenger » by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • She felt sure that he had chosen deliberately not to come to her for the evening salutation.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • "How d'ye do, Eldredge," was the great man's salutation, not at all effusive.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And the other made an attempt at a salutation, and passed on.
  • Extract from : « Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) » by Charles James Lever
  • "You have made haste, Hankes," said he, not wasting a word in salutation.
  • Extract from : « Davenport Dunn, Volume 1 (of 2) » by Charles James Lever
  • I returned the salutation, never suspecting it was meant for you.
  • Extract from : « The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) » by Charles James Lever
  • And what was the Hebrew's salutation as he met his brother or his friend?
  • Extract from : « Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 15, No. 89, May, 1875 » by Various

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