Definition of "Salute" :
noun: an act of greeting with friendly words and gestures like bowing or lifting the hat
noun: a formal military gesture of respect
noun: an act of honor or courteous recognition
"A musical salute to the composer on his birthday."
verb: express commendation of
"I salute your courage!."
verb: greet in a friendly way
"I meet this men every day on my way to work and he salutes me."
verb: recognize with a gesture prescribed by a military regulation; assume a prescribed position
"When the officers show up, the soldiers have to salute."
verb: honor with a military ceremony, as when honoring dead soldiers
verb: propose a toast to
verb: become noticeable
"A terrible stench saluted our nostrils."