salute

salute(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (gesture)
a. el saludo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
She stood to attention and raised her hand in a military salute.Se puso en posición de firme y levantó la mano en un saludo militar.
b. la venia
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(River Plate)
The private gave a salute and left the colonel's tent.El soldado hizo una venia y salió de la tienda del coronel.
2. (discharge of guns)
a. la salva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A 21-gun salute was fired upon the arrival of the president.Cuando llegó el presidente, se disparó una salva de 21 cañonazos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (military)
a. saludar
The soldiers saluted the captain and awaited their orders.Los soldados saludaron al capitán y aguardaron sus órdenes.
4. (to pay tribute to)
a. rendir homenaje a
We're gathered here today to salute a truly great writer.Nos reunimos hoy aquí para rendir homenaje a un gran escritor que lo es de verdad.
b. aplaudir
I salute all of your efforts; you did a spectacular job.Aplaudo todo el esfuerzo que realizaron; hicieron un trabajo impresionante.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (military)
a. saludar
When the general walked into the room, both officers took off their hats and saluted.Cuando el general entró en la sala, los dos oficiales se quitaron la gorra y saludaron.
b. hacer un saludo
The admiral became furious when the sailor refused to salute.El almirante se puso furioso cuando el marinero se negó a hacerle un saludo.
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salute
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el saludo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
a ten gun saluteuna salva de diez cañonazos
to take the salutepasar revista a las tropas (en desfile)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
2. (general)
a. saludar
3. (fig)
a.
to salute somebody's achievementsrendir homenaje a los logros de alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (general)
a. saludar
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salute [səˈluːt]
noun
(Mil) (with hand) saludo (m); (with guns) salva (f)
to take the salute responder al saludo en un desfile militar; (en un desfile militar) to fire a salute of 21 guns for sb saludar a algn con una salva de 21 cañonazos
transitive verb
1 (Mil) etc saludar; hacer un saludo
2 (acclaim) aclamar
intransitive verb
saludar; hacer un saludo
he saluted as he marched past
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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