salutatory

  • 1 Salutatory — Sa*lu ta*to*ry, n. 1. A place for saluting or greeting; a vestibule; a porch. [Obs.] Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. (American Colleges) The salutatory oration. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Salutatory — Sa*lu ta*to*ry, a. [L. salutatorius. See {Salute}.] Containing or expressing salutations; speaking a welcome; greeting; applied especially to the oration which introduces the exercises of the Commencements, or similar public exhibitions, in… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 salutatory — 1895; see SALUTATION (Cf. salutation) + ORY (Cf. ory) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 salutatory — ☆ salutatory [sə lo͞ot′ə tôr΄ē] adj. [L salutatorius] of or expressing a salutation n. pl. salutatories an opening or welcoming address, esp. at a school or college commencement exercise …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 salutatory — Synonyms and related words: address, after dinner speech, allocution, chalk talk, debate, declamation, diatribe, eulogy, exhortation, filibuster, forensic, forensic address, formal speech, funeral oration, harangue, hortatory address, inaugural,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 6 salutatory — I. a. Greeting. II. n. [U. S.] Salutatory oration at college commencement …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 7 salutatory — salutation ► NOUN ▪ a greeting. DERIVATIVES salutational adjective salutatory adjective …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 salutatory — I. adjective Date: 1702 of or relating to a salutation ; expressing or containing a welcome or greeting II. noun (plural ries) Date: 1779 an address or statement of welcome or greeting …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 salutatory — salutatorily, adv. /seuh looh teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj., n., pl. salutatories. adj. 1. pertaining to or of the nature of a salutation. n. 2. a welcoming address, esp. one given at the beginning of commencement exercises in some U.S. high… …

    Universalium

  • 10 salutatory — 1. adjective Characteristic of a salutation or greeting. 2. noun A greeting or an address or speech of greeting …

    Wiktionary

  • 11 salutatory — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. address, recitation, lecture; see speech 3 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 12 salutatory — sa·lu·ta·to·ry || sÉ™ luːtÉ™tÉ”rɪ / trɪ n. speech that serves to greet and welcome an audience adj. pertaining to a welcoming speech; pertaining to a greeting …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 13 salutatory — [sə lju:tət(ə)ri] adjective relating to or of the nature of a salutation. noun (plural salutatories) N. Amer. an address of welcome, especially one given by the student ranking second highest in a graduating class at a university or college …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 14 salutatory — sa·lu·ta·to·ry …

    English syllables

  • 15 salutatory — sa•lu•ta•to•ry [[t]səˈlu təˌtɔr i, ˌtoʊr i[/t]] adj. n. pl. ries 1) pertaining to or of the nature of a salutation 2) edu a welcoming address …

    From formal English to slang

  • 16 salutatory — /sæljəˈteɪtəri/ (say salyuh taytuhree), / tri/ (say tree) adjective 1. relating to or of the nature of a salutation. –noun (plural salutatories) 2. an address of welcome, especially one given by a member of the graduating class in an American… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 salutatory — adj. & n. adj. of salutation. n. (pl. ies) US an oration, esp. as given by a member of a graduating class, often the second ranking member. Derivatives: salutatorian n. (in sense of n.). Etymology: L salutatorius (as SALUTE) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 salutatory address — noun an opening or welcoming statement (especially one delivered at graduation exercises) • Syn: ↑salutatory oration, ↑salutatory • Hypernyms: ↑oratory …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 salutatory oration — noun an opening or welcoming statement (especially one delivered at graduation exercises) • Syn: ↑salutatory address, ↑salutatory • Hypernyms: ↑oratory …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 20 salutatory address — noun a) greeting b) opening or welcoming statement …

    Wiktionary


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