Translation of salute in Spanish:


saludo, n.

Pronunciation: /səˈl(j)uːt//səˈlut/


  • 1

    (on dais, gesture)
    saludo masculine
    venia feminine River Plate
    to take the salute presidir el desfile
    • In a final mark of respect, a rescue helicopter circled low over the bay, dropped a wreath into the sea, and dipped its nose in salute to those on the headland.
    • When the jet reached Manchester Airport, the aircraft's wings were tipped in salute to its new home before circling and touching down.
    • ‘To absent friends,’ said Karen, in salute to their recently departed comrades.
    • Just before she vanished from my sight, she turned, and waved her great crystal sword at me in salute.
    • 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.
    • As the procession moved up river, Tower Bridge raised its bascules in tribute while gun salutes came from the Tower of London and HMS Belfast.
    • Hu, who released a short statement outlining the goals of his visit, was given a 21-gun salute as part of an official welcoming ceremony, she said.
    • 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.
    • She received a 21-gun salute during the welcoming ceremony at Merdeka Palace.
    • A large media presence and a gun salute only enhanced the occasion.
  • 2

    (firing of guns)
    salva feminine
    a 21-gun salute una salva de 21 cañonazos
  • 3

    homenaje masculine
    reconocimiento masculine

transitive verb

  • 1

    (officer) saludar
    to salute the flag saludar la bandera
  • 2formal

    (acknowledge, pay tribute)
    (courage/achievement) rendir homenaje a
    I can only salute your singlemindedness no puedo sino aplaudir su determinación
  • 3formal

    (friend/event/person) saludar

intransitive verb

  • 1

    hacer el saludo
    hacer la venia River Plate
    hacerle la venia a algn River Plate
    to salute to sb hacerle el saludo a algn