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Synonyms for salve
sæv, sɑv

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ointment, unction, unguent, balm, salve(noun)

    semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

    Synonyms:
    smarm, unction, cream, ointment, balm, emollient, unctuousness, oleaginousness, unguent, smarminess, oiliness, inunction, fulsomeness

  2. salve(verb)

    anything that remedies or heals or soothes

    "he needed a salve for his conscience"

    Synonyms:
    unguent, unction, balm, ointment

  3. salvage, salve, relieve, save(verb)

    save from ruin, destruction, or harm

    Synonyms:
    spare, pull through, economize, carry through, make unnecessary, ease, salvage, save, lay aside, economise, still, unbosom, take over, redeem, allay, hold open, keep, save up, exempt, let off, palliate, excuse, relieve, assuage, write, preserve, deliver, remedy, alleviate, keep open, free, lighten, bring through, scavenge

  4. salve(verb)

    apply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing

    Synonyms:
    relieve, salvage, save

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. salve

    Synonyms:
    heal, cure, mollify, redress, remedy, mend, relieve

    Antonyms:
    wound, hurt, irritate, injure, aggravate, scarify

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. salve(n)

    Synonyms:
    ointment, cerate, embrocation, emollient, balm, unguent

  2. salve(v)

    Synonyms:
    anoint, embrocate, heal, remedy, cure

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    reassure

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. salve

    Synonyms:
    Ointment, see there

How to pronounce salve?

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How to use salve in a sentence?

  1. James Kennedy:

    They’ve been using cannabis in poultice and salves for years, my aunt’s grandmother had a marijuana salve they used 60 years ago in Mexico. My goal wasn’t just to put cannabis in a salve, but to create a modern product.

  2. Unknown:

    Prayer is .... the salve on the wounds of our spirit that we order from God in our moments with Him.

  3. Jonathan Miller:

    Over the past few years, we've passed the affordability threshold, with the loss of the ability to comfortably use all the amenities that characterize living in a city -- restaurants, retail, bars, all the cultural events that were at your beck and call as a resident of Manhattan -- people are questioning it. Those were the salve on affordability.


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