|n.||1.||The act of saluting, or paying respect or reverence, by the customary words or actions; the act of greeting, or expressing good will or courtesy; also, that which is uttered or done in saluting or greeting.|
In all public meetings or private addresses, use those forms of salutation, reverence, and decency usual amongst the most sober persons.
Woe unto you, Pharisees! for ye love the uppermost seats in the synagogues, and greetings in the markets.
|Noun||1.||salutation - an act of honor or courteous recognition; "a musical salute to the composer on his birthday"|
|2.||salutation - (usually plural) an acknowledgment or expression of good will (especially on meeting)|
|3.||salutation - word of greeting used to begin a letter|