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Definition of the noun salve
What does salve mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: salves
- semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
- domain: medical specialty / medicine
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of salve: balm / ointment / unction / unguent
- more generic words: curative / cure / remedy / therapeutic = a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
- more specific terms:
- arnica = an ointment used in treating bruises
- baby oil = an ointment for babies
- balsam = an ointment containing a fragrant resin
- carron oil = an ointment formerly used to treat burns
- cerate = a hard medicated paste made of lard or oil mixed with wax or resin
- sacramental oil / holy oil / chrisom / chrism = a consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam
- lip balm = a balm applied to the lips
- mentholated salve = a salve containing menthol
- mercurial ointment = an ointment containing mercury
- zinc ointment = an ointment containing zinc that is used to treat certain skin diseases
- substance: wool grease / wool fat / lanolin = a yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool; a mixture of fatty acids and esters
- anything that remedies or heals or soothes
Alternative definition of the noun salve
- An ointment, cream or balm with soothing, healing or calming effects.
- Any thing or action that soothes or heals.
Definition of the noun salve for high school students
- a soothing balm
- example: After Tony applied a salve to his brilliant red sunburn, he soon felt a little better.
The noun salve is considered to be a word that all college-aspiring students should know and understand, so it frequently appears on the SAT, ACT and other college admissions tests.
Definition of the verb salve
What does salve mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: salved | salving | salves
- save from ruin, destruction, or harm
- apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
- example: Did he salve his foot?
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination] Lora buttered the toast [Agent - being] [Verb] [Destination] with [Theme] Lora buttered the toast with unsalted butter
Verbs of Putting (with the same syntax): aromatize, asphalt, bait, black, blanket, blindfold, board, bread, brick, bridle, bronze, butter, buttonhole, calk, cap, carpet, caulk, chrome, clay, cloak, cork, crown, diaper, dope, drug, feather, fence, flour, forest, frame, fuel, gag, garland, glaze, glove, graffiti, gravel, grease, groove, halter, harness, heel, ink, label, leash, leaven, lipstick, lubricate, mantle, mulch, muzzle, nickel, oil, ornament, paint, panel, paper, parquet, patch, pepper, perfume, plank, plaster, poison, polish, pomade, poster, postmark, powder, putty, robe, roof, rosin, rouge, rut, saddle, salt, sand, seed, sequin, shawl, shingle, shoe, shutter, silver, slate, slipcover, sod, sole, spice, stain, starch, stopper, stress, string, stucco, sugar, sulphur, tag, tar, tarmac, tassel, thatch, ticket, tile, top, turf, varnish, veil, veneer, wallpaper, water, wax, whitewash, wreathe, yoke.
- domain: medicine / practice of medicine
- lexical domain: Body Actions - verbs of grooming, dressing and bodily care
- more generic words: medicate / medicine = treat medicinally, treat with medicine
"Salve" is a 2011 Iranian drama film directed by Alireza Davoudnejad.
- also known as Marham
- country: Iran
- language: Persian Language
- director: Alireza Davoodnejad
- producer: Alireza Davoodnejad
- written by Alireza Davoodnejad
- cinematography by Reza Sheikhi
- edited by Masoumeh Shah Nazari
- music by Yahya Sepehri Shakib
- genre: Drama
- released in (6 years ago)
Salve is a fictional film character.
Phrases with Salve
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Salve
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The Atlantic Almanac (1868)
REDDING'S RUSSIA SALVE IS THE UNIVERSAL REMEDY FOR Burns, Scalds, Cuts, Bruises, and Flesh Wounds;
by Sujit Choudhry, Madhav Khosla, Pratap Bhanu Mehta
Harish Salve is a Senior Advocate, Supreme Court of India, and a member of Gray's Inn and tenant of Blackstone Chambers, London. Mrinal Satish is an Associate Professor of Law, and the Executive Director, Centre for Constitutional Law, ...
by Hobart Amory Hare
The salve is the most energetic, but thus used the disadvantages mentioned are more apt to present themselves. If the paint is employed, an application is made about every three or four days. At the end of this time the film has either fallen off ...
Sword & Salve (2006)
Confronting New Wars and Humanitarian Crises by Peter J. Hoffman, Thomas G. Weiss
Weiss's Sword 8 Salve is an indispensable contribution to the debate on the current circumstances and a n outsider eavesdropping on conversations taking place among possible future of humanitarian action.
Herbal Goddess (2015)
Discover the Amazing Spirit of 12 Healing Herbs with Teas, Potions, Salves, Food, Yoga, and More by Amy Jirsa
A salve is an herbal oil that is heated and mixed with wax in order to form a balm- like application (think body butter or lip balm). Tea. Herbal teas are technically called infusions (the word “tea” is reserved for the caffeinated varieties; but, eh, ...
by Ellen M. Dolan, Sue D. Royals
Salve is a kind of a. race. b. medicine. c. food.
by Rev. Alfred A. Adams
MEANING FOR SALVATION:—Salve is a medicinal substance applied to the skin to smoothing it to make the skin fresh and new, and God can use any substance [ the word of God, water, olive oil, coconut water, water from the sea, water from ...
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
SALVE—SALVER. processions in the streets, of banners, and of brass bands in worship. Ejaculations of applause and wavings of handkerchiefs and flags accompanying the services. The doctrines are those of the evangelical churches, great ...
The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis].
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
SALVE, n. «. & t>. a. > Originally and pro" Sa'lver, ...
London Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)
Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge
SALVE, n. s. & v. a. Originally and pro" SA'lver, }r. salf, which havo SAL'vo. ing salves in the plural, the singular in time was borrowed from it. Sax. realp; Lat. salvus, salvo. A glutinous matter applied to wounds and hurts; a plaster; help; remedy: ...
The Ayurveda Encyclopedia (2007)
Natural Secrets to Healing, Prevention, and Longevity by Swami Sadashiva Tirtha
Eye salve: (Anjana) is used after a person has undergone pañcha karma, and the illness is localized only in the eyes, when diseases are matured, such as in edema, severe itching, sliminess, and thick excretions. Three types of anjana exist: 1 ...
by Bruno Nettl, Terry E. Miller, Ruth M. Stone, Sean Williams
Some genres , notably dance music and the nonliturgical Salve, are the result of creolization; ...
being a compleat system of horsemanship. Containing I. Directions for the knowledge of horses, ... VIII. An explanation of all those terms of art, either in the medicinal or chirurgical practice of farriers, &c. ... By N. B. Philippos by N. B. Philippos
These Attaints being Strokes or Knots, by over-reaching eirher on the Back - sinew of the fore Leg ; on the Heels or nether Joints, may be healed safely by the following Medicine; only for the over-reaches, before you apply the Salve, lay the ...
The Farrier's and Horseman's Dictionary, Being a Compleat System of Horsemanship ... By N. B. Φιλιππος.. (1726)
by N. B. PHILIPPOS (pseud.)
These Attaint: being Strokes or Knots, by over-teaching either on the Back-sinew os the sore Leg; on the Heels or nether joints, may be healed shFely by the following Medicine; only for the over-reaches, heiore you apply the Salve, lay the ...
by Thomas Wallace, N. B.
These Attaint: being Strokes or Knots, by over-teaching either on the Back-linew os the sore Leg; on the Heels or nether joints, may be healed safely by the followin Medicine; only for the over-reac es, before you apply the Salve,lay the Sore ...
udarbeidet efter de bedste og nyeste ordbøger by Christian Friderich Bay
Salve, an Ointment, Salve, Unguent. (tynd) Liniment. Salve, (af Gevaerer) a Volley, or Discharge of Musket-shot (at once). (give een en) to make a Dischange of Cannon. (af mange Kanoner til Skibs) a Broadside. (af Kanoner) a Discharge of ...
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An old sailor restaurant that has become fashionable. The French hard-nosed actor Eddie Constantine loved it, tells a local story and adds, "according to his character."
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small door at one corner of viennas "hermesvilla"
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From Salve, a restaurant in South Helsinki.
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'Salve' - Photo Art Tribute to Salvador Dali
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- Wound salve
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- Hohe Salve
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Endearingly, another door nearby sported a bullet hole through one of its glass panes.
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Arlington National Cemetery (Maryland)
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Ludwigshafen am Rhein
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- Salve Mater
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Quotes about Salve
A fool repays a salve by a stab, and a stab by a salve. [He mistakes friends for foes and foes for friends.]
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Scrabble value of S1A1L1V4E1
The value of this 5-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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