Associations to the word «Salvage»


SALVAGE, noun. The rescue of a ship, its crew or its cargo from a hazardous situation
SALVAGE, noun. The ship, crew or cargo so rescued
SALVAGE, noun. The compensation paid to the rescuers
SALVAGE, noun. The similar rescue of property liable to loss; the property so rescued
SALVAGE, noun. Anything that has been put to good use that would otherwise have been wasted
SALVAGE, noun. Damaged
SALVAGE, verb. (transitive) Of property, people or situations at risk, to rescue
SALVAGE, verb. (transitive) Of discarded goods, to put to use
SALVAGE, verb. (transitive) To make new or restore for the use of being saved
SALVAGE, noun. Obsolete spelling of savage [16th-19th c.]
SALVAGE GROCERY, noun. A store that sells food that has passed its coded sell-by date, has damaged packaging, or is otherwise unfit for the general retail market.
SALVAGE THERAPIES, noun. Plural of salvage therapy
SALVAGE THERAPY, noun. (medicine) A more drastic form of treatment given when an ailment (especially HIV or a tumour) does not respond to standard treatment.
SALVAGE YARD, noun. Wreck yard

Dictionary definition

SALVAGE, noun. Property or goods saved from damage or destruction.
SALVAGE, noun. The act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction.
SALVAGE, noun. The act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire.
SALVAGE, verb. Save from ruin, destruction, or harm.
SALVAGE, verb. Collect discarded or refused material; "She scavenged the garbage cans for food".

Wise words

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