HyperDic: salve

English > 4 senses of the word salve:
NOUNartifactsalve, ointment, unction, unguent, balmsemisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
actsalveanything that remedies / remedies or heals or soothes
VERBsocialsalve, salvage, relieve, savesave from ruin, destruction, or harm
bodysalveapply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
salve > pronunciation
Soundssaa'v
RhymesAsimov ... Yugoslav: 18 rhymes with aav...
English > salve: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningsemisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation.
Synonymsointment, unction, unguent, balm
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
NarrowerarnicaAn ointment used in treating bruises
baby oilAn ointment for babies
balsamAn ointment containing a fragrant resin
carron oilAn ointment formerly used to treat burns
cerateA hard medicated paste made of lard or oil mixed with wax or resin
chrism, chrisom, sacramental oil, holy oilA consecrated ointment consisting of a mixture of oil and balsam / balsam
lip balmA balm / balm applied to the lips
mentholated salveA salve containing menthol
mercurial ointmentAn ointment containing mercury
zinc ointmentAn ointment containing zinc that is used to treat certain skin diseases
Broaderremedy, curative, cure, therapeuticA medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve / relieve pain
Substanceslanolin, wool fat, wool greaseA yellow viscous animal oil extracted from wool
Spanishbálsamo, crema, pomada, salve, ungüento
Catalanbàlsam, pomada, ungüent
Verbssalveapply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
English > salve: 4 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAnything that remedies / remedies or heals or soothes.
Example"he needed a salve for his conscience"
Broaderredress, remedy, remediationAct of correcting an error or a fault or an evil
Spanishpomada
Catalanpomada
Verbssalveapply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing
English > salve: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningsave from ruin, destruction, or harm.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymssalvage, relieve, save
Broaderrescue, deliverFree from harm or evil
Spanishliberar, rescatar, salvar
Catalansalvar
Nounssalvagethe act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
salvageproperty or goods saved from damage or destruction
salvationsaving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation
English > salve: 4 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningapply a salve to, usually for the purpose of healing.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he salve his foot?
Categorymedicine, practice of medicineThe learned profession that is mastered by graduate training in a medical school and that is devoted to preventing or alleviating or curing diseases and injuries
Broadermedicate, medicinetreat medicinally, treat with medicine
Catalanaplicar un ungüent
Nounssalveanything that remedies / remedies or heals or soothes
salvesemisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine) applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation

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