how to pronounce salve

sɑːv

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meanings of salve

verb:

  1. To save (the appearances or the phenomena); to explain (a celestial phenomenon); to account for (the apparent motions of the celestial bodies).
  2. To calm or assuage.
  3. To say “salve" to; to greet; to salute.
  4. To salvage.
  5. To heal by applications or medicaments; to apply salve to; to anoint.
  6. To heal; to remedy; to cure; to make good.
  7. To explain away; to mitigate; to excuse.
  8. To resolve (a difficulty); to refute (an objection); to harmonize (an apparent contradiction).

noun:

  1. An ointment, cream, or balm with soothing, healing, or calming effects.
  2. Any remedy or action that soothes or heals.

interjection:

  1. Hail; a greeting.

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words that rhyme with salve

suave